The Marriage Escape


2020, 1h 43m, Netherlands
Director: Johan Nijenhuis
Cast: Herman Finkers, Johanna ter Steege, Leonie ter Break, Ferdi Stofmeel
Genre: Comedy, Drama

For 35 years Jan has been married to Gedda, a woman whose love for him is suffocating. She overbearingly oversees all of his activities. In an attempt to escape his wife’s attention and to claim some space, Jan gets himself checked into a psychiatric ward. A film that asks the question, when is love simply too much?

All films at CEFF are presented in their original language with English subtitles.

Stream Availability: Full Festival
Geographic Availability: 
Across Alberta

Moldovan Community of Calgary Association

Presented by the Consulate of the Kingdom of the Netherlands