The Origin of Trouble

Tessa Louise Pope | The Netherlands | 2016 | 30 min

You two really made a mess of things. Erfrischend ehrlich, direkt und nah. Was hat zu der Abwesenheit ihres Vaters geführt und welche Konsequenzen haben sich für die heute erwachsene Tochter daraus ergeben? Der Zuschauer wird Teil Tessas persönlicher Suche nach Antworten, die etwas Licht in die komplexe Beziehung zu ihrem Vater zu bringen sollen. Um die Teile ihrer Vergangenheit zusammenzuführen, kommt sie nicht umhin auch den Rest der Patchworkfamilie zu konfrontieren.

You two really made a mess of things. Refreshingly honest, straight forward and close. What led to her father’s absence and what are the consequences which have arisen for the grown-up daughter? The viewer participates in the filmmaker’s personal search for answers, which are supposed to enlighten the complex relationship with her father. To put all the pieces of her past together she needs to confront the rest of the extended modern family as well.

Spielzeit: Block 3, Samstag, 21.10.2017, ca. 18:05 Uhr

Tessa Louise Pope professionalizes in documentary filmmaking. Her work focuses on inter-human relationships. Films: Little Man (2015); Heart-Head (2012); Dear Papa (2009).

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