Personal, candid documentary in which filmmaker Meral Uslu registers her treatment for breast cancer. To her many questions, the various practitioners do not always have answers.
When Meral Uslu is diagnosed with breast cancer, the director decides to document her treatment. From her point of view, she films doctors, physiotherapists, nurses, fellow-patients, friends and family. The camera registers all facets of the medical and personal rollercoaster Uslu lands in after the diagnosis. The viewer, whom her camera technique also puts in the position of the patient, gets to know all the themes Uslu is grappling with in this personal and candid documentary. Why does she have cancer? What are her chances of survival? How can she regain trust of her body?


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Title: Mijn kanker
Year: 2015
Duration : 55 minutes
Category: Short Documentary
Edition: NFF 2016


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