En terecht! - Naomi en haar moeder

    And Rightly So! - Naomi and Her Mother

    • John Appel
    • Netherlands
    • 2003
    • 25 min
    • Kids & Docs
    Naomi’s mother is manic-depressive. Despite this, Naomi’s life looks like that of any other teenager reaching puberty. She is not ashamed for her mother anymore, although she feels that her situation is none of other people’s business. The documentary combines interviews with Naomi – who also talks about her absent father and her fear of inheriting the disorder – and her mother with recording of the daily life at home, at school, in the street and in the disco pool. The film is an episode from the VPRO series EN TERECHT, which is based on the UN Convention for the Rights of the Child.

    Credits

    • 25 min
    • color
    • video
    • Spoken languages: Dutch
    Director
    John Appel
    Production
    Leontine Petit for Lemming Film, Joost de Vries
    Cinematography
    Adri Schrover
    Editing
    Bouwe Mulder
    Sound
    Mario Steenbergen

    IDFA history

    2003

    IDFA Competition for Kids & Docs

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