Internationaler Wettbewerb

Her Name Was (Haar naam was)

written & directed by director Helena Dalemans
Helena Dalemans

BE · 2018 · 18 min

Festival 2019

“Her name was” is an ode to my grandmother. The films tells the story of Ida, an old lady who wastes away in a retirement home. Her weakened muscles have forced her into a wheelchair, her blather fails to warn her in time, her free will slips through her trembling hands as the caretakers make the decisions for her.

Then one day she meets a new resident: Jef.