Eggs for Later

In this intimate documentary director Marieke Schellart (35) reveals how she struggles with the biological clock. She would like to have children, but the right guy has not arrived yet. To give herself a bit more time she wants to extend fertility by freezing her eggs. However in the Netherlands this is not allowed. She talks frankly with het friends and parents about het plans and doubts, meeting support and resistance along the way. For Marieke a long journey has started which even takes her abroad, trying to find a solution to a problem that concerns many women today.


Audience Award DokmentART 2011, Germany
Honorable Mention Belgrade Documentary & Short Film Festival 2012, Serbia
Honorable Mention UnderhillFest 2012, Montenegro

Duration50 minutes
FormatPAL DigiBeta
Screen ratio16:9 colour
LanguageDutch & English
SubtitlesEnglish or Spanish
Production year2010