Oud Zeer (2016)

screenplay: Aaron Rookus

production company: Stichting de Manege

genre: tragic comedy

lenght: 15 min

actors: Leny Breederveld, Ad van Kempen, Kirsten Mulder, Erik van der Horst.

première: April 7 2016 @GoShort Nijmegen

Housewife, Johanna, takes the opportunity of celebrating her sixtieth birthday to try and establish a better relationship with her estranged daughter. Her daughter, however becomes her mirror. While irritations start to accumulate, Johanna is confronted with her shortcomings as a person and as a mother. When things come to a head due to an over-baked cake, Johanna shows her true colours and reveals that she is particularly unhappy with herself.  A tragicomedy about a family trauma and self-reflection.