Ik en mijn ouders - mijn ouders en ik

Gerrit van Elst Long documentary - 2004 - 74 min.

Gouden Kalf-nominatie

Beste Lange Documentaire Gerrit van Elst

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In 1975, his graduation year at the Film Academy, director Gerrit van Elst captured his relationship with his father and mother and how they opposed their only child’s decision to go and study in faraway Amsterdam. Twenty-nine years later, he and his camera crew are back at his - now seriously infirm - parents. For this film, Van Elst cross-edited the footage of then and now. A revealing observation of growing old and approaching death.

Credits

Director(s) Gerrit van Elst
Producer(s) Frank van Reemst
Production Company Stichting Zig/Zag
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Netherlands