Mi Vida

Norbert ter Hall Feature film - 2019 - 88 min.
All ages

Gouden Kalf winner

Best Costume Design Alette Kraan

Gouden Kalf nominee

Beste Actrice Loes Luca

Beste Film Maaike BenschopPetra Goedings

Beste Scenario Roos Ouwehand

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In her old age, Schiedam-based hairdresser Lou dreams of a life in Spain. But how about her children and grandchildren? She faces a tough dilemma.

Hairdresser Lou (63) from Schiedam dreams of living in Spain, but she would not be able to care for her children and grandchildren anymore. So initially she limits herself to taking a course in Spanish in the city of Cádiz. But she likes it so much that she plans to open a hairdresser’s salon there. This meets with resistance from her children, who think she is being egocentric. Lou faces a dilemma: Will she choose for herself or her family?


Director(s) Norbert ter Hall
Producer(s) Petra Goedings
Maaike Benschop
Production Company
Phanta Film
Alvaro Alonso Gomez
Executive Producer
Han van der Werff
Ed Keij
Maik Rozer
Co-production Company
All Go Movies
Director of Photography
Production Design
Mario Attard
Costume Design
Sound Design
Sound on Set
TV Company
Paradiso Filmed Entertainment
Production Country
Netherlands, Spain