Kankerlijers (2014)

Dutch Cinema: Kankerlijers (2014)

Director: Lodewijk Crijns
Cast: Massimo Pesik, Gijs Blom, Jasha Rudge, Vera van der Horst, Ramon Verkooijen, Sem de Vlieger, Juul Vrijdag, Hans Hoes, Nicolette van Dam, Marcel Hensema, Peter van Heeringen, Kees Boot, Christel de Laat, Annabel van Lieshout


Teenagers with life-threatening cancer want to live like any healthy 15-year-old. At the hospital they share fun and sorrow together. They jokingly call themselves "Sickos". Three teenagers appear to have a lot of fun on the children's oncology department on the fourth floor of a large hospital. Nick (14) and Iwan (15) both lost a leg as a result of bone cancer. For their friend Olivier (16) an amputation may be the next phase. The fourth of the bunch, Pepijn (15), is so ill and weak that he often stays in his room. Friendship and a deep desire to live keeps the guys mentally balanced. And of course their interest in sexy girls makes them act like any ordinary teenager. They make jokes about their illness. They call each other "sickos". The sicko's cannot walk, but with their wheelchairs they do risky stunts and organize joyrides in the corridors of the hospital. Their friendship changes when Gina (16) arrives. The boys try to seduce her, but Gina is not interested at first, until she...
Genre: Comedy, Drama

12yr and olderDiscriminationDrugs and/or Alcohol Addiction   Rude Language     9yr and olderFear   6yr and olderViolence   All AgesSex

Blu-ray: NL
Released 27-AUG-2014 by Entertainment One Benelux
Duration: 94 min.
Rating: NL-12
Audio: Dutch: DTS-HD Master 5.1
Subtitles: English
Regioncode: ABC
Extras: none
Discs: 1, BD25