Your Mum and Dad

Klaartje Quirijns Long documentary - 2019 - 76 min.
All ages
Foul language

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'They fuck you up, your mum and dad. They may not mean to but they do.’The first verses from Philip Larkin’s famous poem spark off a personal, essayistic documentary in which Quirijns asks questions about her ‘role’ within her family. Illustrated by therapeutic sessions of two different men, added to her personal story, she tries to find answers to pressing questions. Super 8 home movies of arbitrary families act as mirrors, showing anonymous faces with emotions we all know or recognise.


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Klaartje Quirijns
Jason Brooks
Richard van Oosterhout
Antonio Ferrera
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