EN - In a village in Thailand, single mother Pomm works in a care centre for Europeans with Alzheimer's. While she is separated from her children, she helps Elisabeth during the final stages of her life, while Maya, a new patient, is on her way from Switzerland.

NL - In een dorp in Thailand werkt Pomm in een zorgcentrum voor Europeanen met Alzheimer. Ze leeft noodgewongen gescheiden van haar kinderen terwijl ze Elisabeth begeleidt tijdens de laatste fasen van haar leven. Ondertussen is Maya, een nieuwe patiënt, op weg vanuit Zwitserland.

FR - Dans un village au Thaïlande, Pomm travaille dans un centre de soins pour les Européens atteints de la maladie d'Alzheimer. Séparée de ses enfants, elle accompagne Elisabeth dans les dernières étapes de sa vie, tandis que Maya, une nouvelle patiente, est en route de Suisse.

Info

Title MOTHER
Original title MOTHER
Original language Thai, Swiss German, English
Status Completed
Production Majority Flemish
Category Docs
Genre Creative documentary
Year 2019
World première / first public presentation 2019-06-09

Credits

Photography Kristof Bilsen, Marko Milovanovic, Chutimon Sonsirichai
Editing Maarten Janssens
Sound Hugo Dijkstal
Music Kyle Bobby Dunn
Graphic design Sander Brouwer
Executive producer Kirsten Johnson

Technical specs

Running time film 82' / 52'
Release format DCP
Other available formats ProRes, Blu-ray
Aspect ratio 16:9
Sound format Dolby SR
Colour Colour

Partners

Supported by Flanders Audiovisual Fund (VAF), Centre du Cinéma et de l'Audiovisuel Wallonie-Bruxelles, Nederlands Filmfonds, Creative Europe Media, Fonds Pascal Decroos, SACD-SCAM
Production partners Man's Films Productions, HALAL docs BV, VRT Canvas, RTBF, EOdocs
Tax shelter partners Flanders Film Funding

Festivals

2019: International Award Competition - Sheffield Doc/Fest (UK)

Sales

RTS Switzerland

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Last edited on 13 June 2019

Short info

Director Kristof Bilsen
Producers Kristof Bilsen
Writers Kristof Bilsen, Xan Marquez Caneda
Contact

Limerick Films
Kristof Bilsen
Callensstraat 27
2600 Antwerp
Belgium
T +32 486 896 486
hello@limerickfilms.com
production@limerickfilms.com
www.limerickfilms.com

Sales

Deckert Distribution
Liselot Verbrugge
Gottschedstraße 18
04109 Leipzig
Germany
T +49 341 215 6638
info@deckert-distribution.com
www.deckert-distribution.com

Website www.motherthedocumentary.com
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