Can you start a new life at 63?
Recently retired hairdresser Lou decides it is time to make a long-time dream come true. She sells her salon and heads off to Spain to learn the new language. Inspired by a sense of freedom, and encouraged by her teacher and new friend Andrea, she decides to permanently move to the coastal city of Cádiz. But just as Lou begins to believe that this new adventure is within reach, her pregnant daughter Barbara shows up unannounced...
88' / colour
Genre: drama, feelgood
Original title: MI VIDA
Dir: Norbert ter Hall
Prod: Phanta Film (NL) - Petra Goedings, Maaike Benschop
Co-prod: All Go Movies (ES)
Sc: Roos Ouwehand
D.O.P.: Richard van Oosterhout
Completed: April 2019
Language: English, Spanish, Dutch
Cast: Loes Luca (YES NURSE! NO NURSE!, THE NORTHERNERS, SPETTERS), Elvira Mínguez (TODOS LO SABEN, CHE: PART ONE, DESCONCIDO), FERMI REICHACH (THE COLD LIGHT OF DAY, UNA OMBRA EN EL JARDI), Loïc Bellemans (COUREUR, HOME)
Festivals & awards a.o.:
Sao Paulo International Film Festival
Santa Barbara International Film Festival
WorldFest - Houston International Film and Video Festival - winner Gold Remi Award Foreign Features
Norbert ter Hall:
a.o. &ME (2013, feature), A'DAM-E.V.A. (2011-16, TV series) Awards: a.o. Best Int. Drama-Festival de la Fiction La Rochelle, NOTHING TO LOSE (2009, feature) Award: Golden Calf Best Cinematography-Netherlands FF, MONTE CARLO (2001, feature).
Sales: Nine Film