SEEDS OF DECEIT
Film - Program 3 Filmfest 2019

SEEDS OF DECEIT

Directed by Miriam Guttmann

Info

Director: Miriam Guttmann
Section: Program 3
Country: Netherlands
Year: 2018
OT: HET ZAAD VAN KARBAAT
Language: Dutch
Version: Original version with English subtitles
Cast: Janneke Lupker, Lidian Huegen, Yvonne Hoofdman, Joey Hoofdman
18+

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SEEDS OF DECEIT

How does the recent discovery that a fertility doctor has secretly used his own seed impact the lives of two mothers and their donor offspring? How does a mother deal with a now-deceased doctor who turns out to be the father of her child? How does this news influence the children’s sense of identity? Does this knowledge change the relationship between mother and child?



  • Film School: Netherlands Film Academy

  • Duration: 21 Min.

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Meet the director

SEEDS OF DECEIT

Miriam Guttmann

Miriam Guttmann is a photographer and documentary filmmaker in her home city of Amsterdam. In her work she approaches difficult subjects such as identity, death, female sexuality, and the tragic but often abstracted story of displacement. In 2018, Guttmann graduated from the Netherlands Film Academy with her highly successful short documentary SEEDS OF DECEIT. She is currently developing a sequel in the form of a three-episode series for Dutch broadcaster VPRO.

Credits

Director of Photography: Sjors Mosman
Film Editor: Lianne Kotte
Composer: Moritz Gabe
Production Designer: Louka Hoogendijk
Sound: Koos van der Vaart, Max van den Oever
Producer: Thomas Mataheru, Mathilde Niekamp