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MOTHER

Alzheimer's, dementia, elderly, care, motherhood, Asia, Thailand, single mother

Overview

Genre
Contemporary Issues, Society, Foreign Worlds, Social Issues, and Human Rights
Synopsis

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.

Stage
in post-production
Running time
80 and 52 minutes

Credits

  • Kristof Bilsen ... Director/producer
  • Xan Marquez Caneda ... Sound-recordist, co-writer

Production Details

Prod. Co.
Limerick Films
Country
Belgium
Years of Production
2019
Locations
Thailand, Switzerland
Prod. Partners
Man's Films Productions, Halal Docs

Distribution Details

Release year
2019
Broadcast (Prod.)
VRT Canvas, RTBF, EO/IKON-docs
Broadcast (Acq.)
RTS Suisse
Language
Thai, Swiss-German, English
Subtitles
English, French, Dutch

Photos

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