2019-06-07

THAILAND - In a small village in Thailand, Pomm takes care of Europeans with Alzheimer’s. Separated from her children, she helps Elisabeth during the final stages of her life, as a new patient arrives from Switzerland.

MOTHER is a character-driven film that allows us to explore the struggles of motherhood and the frustrations of being unable to care for our loved ones. It is the powerful connection between patients and caregivers that will challenge our preconceptions. Both Pomm and her patients are trying to recover the pieces of their lives that are gone, but through love and kindness they will learn to care for each other.

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Kristof Bilsen

Kristof Bilsen is a Belgian documentary maker.
€ 4.000 allocated on 13/09/2016.
ID
FPD/2016/1323
Grant
Fonds Pascal Decroos
Tags

DOCUMENTARY

Television

Online 

Festivals

  • World premiere: Sheffield Doc Fest, UK, 09/06/2019.
  • DOKUFEST, Prizren, Kosovo, 6/8 and 8/8/2019.
  • EBS International Documentary Festival, Zuid-Korea, 17 and 25/08/2019.
  • Athens International Film Festival, Griekenland, 25-28/09/2019.
  • Belgian premiere: Film Fest Gent, 14/10/2019.
  • North American premiere: Chicago International Film Festival, 16/10 - 27/10/2019.
  • Festival van de gelijkheid, Vooruit Gent, 29/11/2019.
  • Belgian cinema release 14/01/2020.
  • Internationaal Film Festival Rotterdam, 22/1 - 02/02/2020.
  • Docville, Leuven, 31/3/2020.

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