Archive of films Mum / Mam

Netherlands
2009, 20 min

Section: Documentary Films - Competition
Year: 2010

"Now that my mother has developed Alzheimer’s disease, I don’t see her dissolving, I see her appearing. I see her as an Alice in Wonderland: she is falling through time. I fall after her, discover where she is, what she is going through, what she is doing or saying.” By means of an originally stylized movie complete with tenderness and humor, the director undertakes a journey into the world of an ill woman.


Synopsis

"Now that my mother has developed Alzheimer’s disease, I don’t see her dissolving, I see her appearing. I see her as an Alice in Wonderland: she is falling through time. I fall after her, discover where she is, what she is going through, what she is doing or saying.” In her originally stylized movie, replete with tenderness and humor, the director undertakes a journey into the world of an ill woman.

About the director

Adelheid Roosen is a Dutch director, screenwriter, and actress. And she is also a playwright with two plays to her credit that focus on Muslim immigrants: The Veiled Monologues and Is.Man, both international hits. In 2009 she received the Amsterdam Prize for her artistic contribution to the Dutch capitol.

Contacts

EYE Film Institute Netherlands
IJpromenade 1, 1031 KT, Amsterdam
Netherlands
Tel: +31 207582375
E-mail: international@eyefilm.nl
www: www.international.eyefilm.nl

About the film

Color, DIGIBETA

Section: Documentary Films - Competition
   
Director: Adelheid Roosen
Dir. of Photography: Bart Majoor
Editor: Bart Majoor
Production: Female Economy Foundation
Contact: EYE Film Institute Netherlands

Guests

Marie-Colette Roosen

Protagonist

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