Little Angels

Marco Niemeijer Long documentary - 2015 - 76 min.
All ages

Gouden Kalf-nominatie

Beste Lange Documentaire Marco Niemeijer

Beste Montage Danniel Danniel

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The relationship between the near-centenarian Enny and her daughter Tascha is still dominated by the death of Enny’s first two daughters in Auschwitz. In a subtle portrait of his New York-based family, filmmaker Marco Niemeijer gradually unfolds the harrowing, suffocating effects of a war trauma across the generations. Even after Enny’s demise, the past keeps dictating Tascha’s life. As a viewer, meanwhile, it is not easy to take a position seeing the impotence of mother and daughter. After all, how should one relate to a victim who victimises others?


Director(s) Marco Niemeijer
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Netherlands, USA