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It Hurts So Much
It Hurts So Much

It Hurts So Much

Heleen van Royen creates an intimate portrait of her mother, who is diagnosed with starting dementia.

IT HURTS SO MUCH is a documentary in which Heleen van Royen creates an intimate portrait of her mother. During one year the filmmaker followed her mother in everyday life; the trips to doctors, nursing homes and clinics. Tough decisions about moving and euthanasia are intertwined with precious moments of being together. Loving, relatable, painful, but also uniquely comical.

86' / colour

Genre: documentary
Original title: HET DOET ZO ZEER
Prod: TVBV - Mirei Franssen
Co-prod: Heleen van Royen
Sc: Heleen van Royen
D.O.P.: Heleen van Royen
Completed: December2016
Language: Dutch

Festivals:
International Film Festival Rotterdam

Heleen van Royen:
First feature lenght documentary.

TVBV
Ph: +31 20 893 1168
m.franssen@tvbv.nl
www.tvbv.nl

 

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