Mevrouw is u van de hemel?

Marja Kok Short documentary - 1994 - 35 min.

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Short documentary about inhabitants and staff of The Werf, an institution for the mentally handicapped in North Amsterdam. Wil Alberts is head of the night care at The Werf. The documentary Madame Are You from Heaven? shows how she communicates at night, using a complex sound system with the 180 mentally handicapped inhabitants. During her shift, she is almost continuously confronted with inhabitants who for some reason or other are unable to get to sleep. The shouting, whispering, groaning, laughing, singing, crying and talk goes on all night long. Wil Alberts comforts, talks and calls in help when needed.

Credits

Director(s) Marja Kok
Script Marja Kok
Producer(s) Robin van Erven Dorens
Mark Aardenburg
Production Company
Movietron
Director of Photography
Onno van der Wal
Editing
Sound on Set
Production Country
Netherlands