Directed by
Willem van de Sande Bakhuyzen

Written by
Maria Goos

Topkapi Films, Anton Smit, Hanneke Niens, NPS

Release year 

110 min


Live! tells the story of Anna, a married woman, a midwife and a mother, who at this stage of her life decides to take up writing. She is married to Paul, an architect, and they have two grown-up daughters: Robin, 19, who is trying to find her way in life, rather immaturely in her parents’ opinion, and Isabelle, who is 2 years younger, and who receives a lot of attention (too much, in fact, for her liking) due to the heart condition from which she suffers. At her midwife practice Anna works with a male trainee/assistant, Gregor, a descendant of an Eastern European family of midwives.