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Debbie (35) is a mess. In the grip of her midlife crisis, this former sex symbol tries to evade everything that has to do with growing up. Although she tries to take good care of her ten-year-old daughter Crystal, her party behaviour, bad taste in friends and men, and her depressing television career always throw a spanner in the works. Crystal grew up on movie sets and is because of her abnormal youth independent, intelligent and mature (the opposite of her mother). She’s a remnant of a one night stand with James Bond and was raised by her nanny Ruben, an aspiring writer, desperately longing for some attention from Debbie. Crystal is fed up with her mother's misconduct and decides to take measures. Extreme situations demand extreme actions ... She draws up a list of conditions that her mother must meet, otherwise Crystal will call Child Protection Services and Debbie will lose her daughter forever…

Debbie (35) is a mess. In the grip of her midlife crisis, this former sex symbol tries to evade everything that has to do with growing up. Although she tries to take good care of her ten-year-old daughter Crystal, her party behaviour, bad taste in friends and men, and her depressing television career always throw a spanner in the works. Crystal grew up on movie sets and is because of her abnormal youth independent, intelligent and mature (the opposite of her mother). She’s a remnant of a one night stand with James Bond and was raised by her nanny Ruben, an aspiring writer, desperately longing for some attention from Debbie. Crystal is fed up with her mother's misconduct and decides to take measures. Extreme situations demand extreme actions ... She draws up a list of conditions that her mother must meet, otherwise Crystal will call Child Protection Services and Debbie will lose her daughter forever… The list consists of all sort of things: stop swearing, stop smoking, stop smoking weed, reconcile with dad, make some real friends, sex is allowed after the fifth date only, find a real partner who will love you for who you really are, and so on. There are a total of 18 conditions on the list that Debbie must meet. Some already more difficult than others. Debbie really tries to improve her life in order to stop Crystal making the call. But will she succeed? Or will her fake friends, love for wrong men and party behaviour spoil her daughter’s plan?

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Credits

  • Release
  • TBD
  • Format
  • TV-series – 30mins/episode
  • Director
  • Annemarie van de Mond (NL)
  • tbd (BE)
  • Screenwriters
  • Michaela Sabo (SL)
  • Gerrie van Rompaey (BE)
  • Myranda Jongeling (NL)
  • Producer
  • Ciné Cri de Coeur (BE)
  • Cast
  • TBD