Short animated film about the 'grandma-as-a-slave-syndrome'. Granny runs back and forth between her crying grandchild and his demanding parents. Until it gets to her.
Grandma is having a rough time. She runs back and forth as a drudge between a crying baby, his mother who is on the phone (and wants grandma to refill her coffee) and his father who reads the paper (and continually needs a light). Nobody says anything, but grandma is driven up the wall by the sounds and dreams of a quiet summer's day. In partly coloured black-and-white drawings, this short animation shows the essence of what psychologists call the 'grandma-as-a-slave-syndrome'.


Production Design
Production company
Stichting Nederlands Instituut voor Animatiefilm (NIAf)
Distributor NL
Stichting Nederlands Instituut voor Animatiefilm (NIAf)

Title: My Dear Grandma
Year: 2008
Duration : 5 minutes
Category: Short Feature
Edition: NFF 2012

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