Eddy, eindeloze eeuwigheid

Froukje Bos Short documentary - 1992 - 45 min.

Gouden Kalf nominee

Beste Korte Documentaire Froukje Bos

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A documentary portrait of a man plagued by the continuous battle between the urge to self-destruct and the lust for life.

Episode from a four-part documentary series about ex-psychiatric patients. Eddy (39) has psychiatric problems during military service and they get worse as time passes. Eddy regularly has to be admitted to a psychiatric hospital. He cannot complete his biology studies. When he is not admitted, he works as a volunteer in a recycling company annex cycle workshop. A portrait of a man plagued by the continuous battle between the urge to self-destruct and the lust for life. The film was commissioned by the Pandora Foundation, which dedicates itself to the social acceptance of ex-psychiatric patients.

Credits

Director(s) Froukje Bos
Script Froukje Bos
Producer(s) Marijke Knuttel
Production Company
Stichting Pandora
Director of Photography
Editing
Jan Langeveld
Mario Steenbergen
Sound on Set
Roel Bazen
Production Country
Netherlands