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Mother

Available from 23 November

In a small village in Thailand, Pomm takes care of Europeans with Alzheimer’s.
Separated from her children, she helps Elisabeth during the final stages of her life, as a new patient arrives from Switzerland. Pomm has sacrificed being close to her children in order to earn a better living, meanwhile in Switzerland a family prepares to say goodbye to their mother; a woman who has developed Alzheimer’s in her 50s. As two narratives collide in this extraordinary coincidence, the powerful connection between patients and caregivers challenge society’s preconceptions: both are trying to recover the pieces of their lives that are gone.
Mother is an intimate and moving observation exploring the struggles
and expectations of motherhood, and the frustrations of being unable to care for our
loved ones.

Cast

Pomm, Maya & Elizabeth

Certificate

PG

Genre

Documentary

Running Time

82 minutes

Language

German, English

Directed by

Kristof Bilsen

Written by

Kristof Bilsen & Xan Márquez Caneda

Produced by

Kristof Bilsen

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