A black, comic family drama about good intentions, idiotic expectations and the unattainable craving for solidarity.
Coco is a chaotic young woman, who is embroiled in a hopeless affair with Hans, recently divorced and in his fifties. She has no idea what to do with her life. When she accidentally runs into her unworldly mother in the street, who tells her that she's seriously ill, Coco seizes this opportunity for a new purpose in life with both hands. So she moves in with her mother in order to care for her...
95' / colour
Genre: black comedy, drama
Original title: DORST
Dir: Saskia Diesing
Prod: KeyFilm - Hanneke Niens, Hans de Wolf
Sc: Saskia Diesing, Esther Gerritsen
based on the novel Dorst by Esther Gerritsen
D.O.P.: Aage Hollander
Completed: end 2017
Cast: Elise van 't Laar (BETWEEN 10 AND 12, SOOF 2), Simone Kleinsma (LOVING IBIZA, TUSCAN WEDDING), Leopold Witte (VENTOUX, WATERBOYS), Stefan de Walle (THE MARATHON, THE DARK HOUSE).
Second feature film.
a.o. NENA (2014, feature) Awards: a.o. Special Mention Generation 14plus Int. Jury Berlin IFF, Best Feature Buster Int. Children's FF, Best Emerging Filmmaker Minneapolis St. Paul IFF, TAXI 656 (2008, TV film), THE LAST DAY (2008, short).
International Film Festival Rotterdam
Shanghai International Film Festival
Cairo Panorama of the European Film
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