Four sisters; one of them has cancer and will die. All come together to support their sister…
Four sisters. One of them is seriously ill. Together, the sisters try to deal with the inevitable. FRAILER is a film about love and the resilience of humankind. It embodies the psychological
process of an approaching death and confronts its creators, in front and behind the camera, with the boundaries between fiction and reality.
80’/ DCP / colour
Original title: BROZER
A film by: Mijke de Jong (director), Jolein Laarman, Leonoor Pauw, Marnie Blok, Adelheid Roosen, Lieneke Le Roux, Ton Peters, Dorith Vinken
Prod: Topkapi Films & PRPL
D.O.P.: Ton Peters
Completed: summer 2014
Cast: Marnie Blok (UPSTREAM, GODFORSAKEN), Leonoor Pauw (SONNY BOY, INTOXICATED), Adelheid Roosen (HITTING THE FAN!, THE POCKET-KNIFE), Lieneke Le Roux (THE GENEROUS LOVER),
Toronto International Film Festival
Cairo International Women's Film Festival
Mijke de Jong:
a.o. JOY (2010, feature) Awards: Golden Calf Best Feature and Best Script Netherlands FF, KATIA’S SISTER (2008, feature) Award: Youth Jury Award Special Mention Locarno IFF, STAGES (2007, feature) Awards: a.o. SIGNIS Special Mention Las Palmas FF, ALL SOULS (2005, feature), BLUEBIRD (2004, feature) Awards: Crystal Bear Best Feature Berlin IFF, Grand Prix Montreal Int. Children’s FF, Young People’s Jury Award Sprockets Toronto IFF, BROOS/BRITTLE (1997, feature).
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