THE FLOWER WITH MUSTACHE

LA FLEUR À MOUSTACHES

By Marie BÉCHAUX

KARAVAN FILM - as PROD

Documentary - Completed 2015

Marie Béchaux establish a poetical relation with her grandmother enables her to go beyond the illness. By tackling Alzheimer’s as another way to look at life, the film diverts from the perception of the sick person and shows what can be enriching from it.

    • Year of production
    • 2015
    • Genres
    • Documentary
    • Countries
    • FRANCE, TURKEY
    • Languages
    • FRENCH
    • Budget
    • 0 - 0.3 M$
    • Duration
    • 57 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Marie BÉCHAUX
    • Writer(s)
    • Marie BÉCHAUX
    • Producer(s)
    • Bertrand GLOSSET (Karavan Film)
    • Synopsis
    • Because my grandmother Denise Béchaux, loses her memory, her eyes open in another way. With the flower with mustaches, I adopt the look of the Alzheimer's patient, the camera becomes a bridge between my grandmother and me, between her world and ours. In the Landes forest, she marvels at the smaller things and becomes a guide. But for how long time? Her husband, Claude, who is also 92 years, thinks against heart, to put her in a retirement home.
    • Partners & financing
    • ARS french State regional health Agency
      Aïe Camera
      Karavan Film
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