A film by: Esther Rots

At Mette’s Domestic Violence Support Centre no appropriate or safe care can be found for Miller. Mette seizes this opportunity to help, hoping to find distraction and constructiveness from her own domestic problems. She offers her spare bed to Miller, whilst being fully aware of the potential consequences and dangers of her actions.

Country: The Netherlands, Belgium
Length: 101′
Completion: 08/2018
Genre: fiction
Screening format: DCP, H264, ProRes
Spoken language: Dutch, Flemish Dutch, English, French
Subtitle language: English

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  1. Toronto International Film Festival, Canada (6 – 16 September, 2018)
    Contemporary World Cinema
  2. Berlinale International Film Festival, Germany (7 – 17 February, 2019)
  3. BAFICI – Buenos Aires International Festival of Independent Cinema, Argentina (3 – 14 April, 2019)
    1. Vanguard Competition
  4. Seattle International Film Festival, United States (16 May – 9 June, 2019)
    New Directors Competition
  5. Flying Broom International Women’s Film Festival, Turkey (23 – 30 May, 2019)
    Official Selection
  6. Sydney Film Festival, Australia (5 – 16 June, 2019)
    Europe! Voices of Women in Film
  7. Melbourne International Film Festival, Australia (1-18 August, 2019)
    International – Europe section
  8. Bafici Itinerante Festival Rosario, Argentinia (15 – 18 August, 2019)

Director: Esther Rots
Screenplay: Esther Rots
Cinematography: Lennert Hillege
Editing: Esther Rots
Composer: Dan Geesin
Sound Design: Dan Geesin
Sound recording: Kwinten Van Laethem
Production Design: Kurt Rigolle
Costumes: Ann Lauwerys
Producers: Rots Filmwerk: Hugo Rots, Esther Rots – Column Film: Gijs van de Westelaken, Chantal van der Horst – Serendipity: Ellen De Waele
Executive Producer: Frank Klein

Cast: Circé Lethem, Lien Wildemeersch, Martijn van der Veen, Teun Luijkx, Lottie Hellingman, Frederique & Felice de Bruijn