EPILOGUE

By Manno LANSSENS

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Documentary - Completed 2011

Diagnosed with terminal cancer, Neel decides to orchestrate her own death. Epilogue offers a unique and extraordinary insight into her final months and her family's heart-breaking acceptance and love.

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Festival de Cannes 2012
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    • Year of production
    • 2011
    • Genres
    • Documentary
    • Countries
    • BELGIUM
    • Languages
    • DUTCH
    • Duration
    • 90 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Manno LANSSENS
    • Producer(s)
    • Ellen DE WAELE (Serendipity Films)
    • Synopsis
    • Neel, 50-years old and mother of three, has been diagnosed with cancer. After three years of aggressive treatment, her oncologist has predicted she will have one year to live. Faced with this reality, Neel decides to orchestrate her own death. Her wish is to die peacefully, in a state of acceptance. Nevertheless, she will find out that life, even in these last months, will not simply bend to her will. Epilogue tracks Neel and her family’s last months, as they come to terms with her choice and ensuing death. Offering a unique insight into the final months of Neel, Epilogue looks at a universal process in an intimate and heartbreakingly revealing way.
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