When a woman puts on one of her hats to hide her bald head, memories of a painful period suddenly re-surface into reality. She and the viewer are pulled into a journey full of fear, doubt and hope. This story about a woman being bald and hovering between life and death is based on the director’s real-life experience, her struggle against cancer. The animation is full of mythic images, frequently appearing as tarot cards, which finally give a message
Beatrijs HulskesBeatrijs Hulskes
Beatrijs Hulskes studied at the Academy of Arts Minerva in Groningen from 1980 to 1985. She has directed some TV series and in 1991 started work on her first independent film The Rivier Okkervil where she combines live action and animation.