A documentary portrait of a man plagued by the continuous battle between the urge to self-destruct and the lust for life.
Episode from a four-part documentary series about ex-psychiatric patients. Eddy (39) has psychiatric problems during military service and they get worse as time passes. Eddy regularly has to be admitted to a psychiatric hospital. He cannot complete his biology studies. When he is not admitted, he works as a volunteer in a recycling company annex cycle workshop. A portrait of a man plagued by the continuous battle between the urge to self-destruct and the lust for life. The film was commissioned by the Pandora Foundation, which dedicates itself to the social acceptance of ex-psychiatric patients.
Gouden Kalf nominees
Beste Korte Documentaire (1993)
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