The Good Life

by Eva Mulvad

Two ladies, mother and daughter, live on the sunny Portuguese coast. Throughout their entire lives, they have had more than enough money to lead "the good life": no work and lots of pleasures. We meet them soon after the death of the husband and father, when all their wealth has run out. A jet set upper-class life is substituted by unpaid bills and constant fear of not being able to pay the rent. The mother gets a Danish pension, but that is far from enough to cover the monthly expenses of two grown women who are used to having all the money they need...


Length: 87 min
Year of Production: 2010
Danish Title: Det gode liv
Language: Danish
Subtitles: Danish, English, Spanish
Sound: Dolby Digital
Director: Eva Mulvad
Producer: Sigrid Dyekjær
Available on: DVD (PAL) - VOD (DK + EN subs)
Merchandise: T-Shirts
Extra: Interview with main characters, interview with director, deleted scenes


Doc Alliance Award

Best Documentary
Karlovy Vary International Film Festival (CZ)