If Mama Ain’t Happy, Nobody’s Happy

25 min.


Director Mea de Jong
Producer Chris Stenger, Juul op den Kamp
Cinematography Nina Badoux
Editing Jose van Koppenhagen
Film score composer Jesper Ankarfeldt
Production company De Nederlandse Filmacademie
Contacts Wouter Jansen, e-mail: info@someshorts.com

“If you want to make a film about independent women, shouldn’t you make a film about our family?” And so mother and daughter embark on a journey together to make a portrait about the four generations who all managed without a man. A mysterious family tradition slowly emerges. It’s one the mother is proud of but the daughter has her doubts.