If Mama Ain't Happy, Nobody's Happy

Mea Dols de Jong Short documentary - 2014 - 25 min.

Andere prijzen

Filmproducenten Nederland Award Juul Op den Kamp

Filmproducenten Nederland Award Chris Stenger

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The empty nest syndrome also works the other way around: What does it feel like for a child to leave his or her parent(s) behind? The filmmaker examines this in two ways: completing the academy is also leaving a nest. De Jong puts her father and mother in front of the camera and asks questions. By explicitly playing with directions, the documentary forms an intriguing mix of fact and fiction that reality effortlessly shatters.


Director(s) Mea Dols de Jong
Production Company Nederlandse Filmacademie
Director of Photography
Sound Design
Sound Editor
Sound on Set
Freek Huijs
Production Country