Stricken (2009)
"Komt een vrouw bij de dokter" (original title)

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A serial adulterer faces his demons when his loving wife falls severely ill.



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Credited cast:
Jeroen Willems ...
Sacha Bulthuis ...
Dokter Scheltema
Gijs Scholten van Aschat ...
Doktor Jonkman
Dirk Zeelenberg ...
David Lucieer ...
Eva Smid ...
Anne Marie Michels ...
Beppie Melissen ...
Moeder Carmen
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Walid Benmbarek ...
Steef Cuijpers ...
Wendell Jaspers ...


Handsome Dutchman Stijn is the star of an advertising agency with his buddy Frenk and a hot womanizer. The boys start their own agency and Stijn marries colleague Carmen, who accepts his incurable greed for truly meaningless one-night-stands. Even fatherhood and a move to the boring country go well, until Carmen gets breast cancer. Now their lives are turned upside-down, maybe wrecked. Written by KGF Vissers

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An ode to love.


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Release Date:

26 November 2009 (Netherlands)  »

Also Known As:

A Woman Goes to the Doctor  »

Box Office


€3,675,000 (estimated)

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(Dolby 5.1)


Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?


When author Kluun was asked if he wasn't worried that a first-time director would be adapting his book, he simply replied that he was a first-time author when he wrote it. See more »


Referenced in De wereld draait door: Episode #4.154 (2009) See more »

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extreme Crap !!
19 June 2010 | by (Netherlands) – See all my reviews

Yak! This is the awful product of a talentless guy who is very successful here in the Netherlands..successful as in:'making millions of money with utterly talentless and silly crappy productions that are so well received by the Dutch , very receivable to manipulation, Dutch audiences.... Time after time i am wondering how is it possible that actors who are considered serious here in the lowlands lend themselves to appear in the crappy nonsense that is being made here and presented as blockbusters. This film holds nothing!!! no good acting ,not a bearable script , no moving story , no (real) drama...and before everything else no originality...but that's something that állas , hardly any Dutch mainstream movie can be accused of. (why in Godsname draw Gijs Scholten van Achgat and Pierre Bokma out of the cupboard to appear as doctors, and Why in Gods name do they accept this meager contributions to this nausea-creating work of utterly non interesting bad in every-way 'film '? shame on them !

This 'film'was horror ! made by an utterly talentless 'film'maker.

ps.why waste a crappy load of money in some vague scenes at the most cliché-Holiday paradise on earth, Borra Borra? shame on you Reinout Oerlemans , for y'r terrible useless waste of money !!!

please keep yourself far away the world of movies as a director anyway!!! (just stick to y'r money business....please...)

am i glad i did'nt buy a theatre ticket for this...

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