Meet the Filmmakers: REGRETTING MOTHERHOOD
Interview with directors Felizitas Hoffmann & Merle Grimme
Directors Felizitas Hoffmann & Merle Grimme
Describe your film REGRETTING MOTHERHOOD in three words.
Felizitas Hoffmann (FH): Taboo, mothers, regret.
Merle Grimme (MG): Feminism, motherhood, freedom.
Which film was the first to deeply impress you?
FH: A short film I've seen in the SENDUNG MIT DER MAUS.
MG: Too many to list them.
Which actor or actress would you love to work with and why?
FH: My grandmother used to be an actress but she died before I was born. I am constantly wondering who she was and how she worked.
MG: Young and upcoming actresses.
Scene from REGRETTING MOTHERHOOD
If your film was an animal, what animal would it be?
MG: Mother Nature.
What do your grandparents think you do as a job?
FH: My grandmother Mimi keeps forgetting what I study, but she encourages me to study medicine or law from time to time.
MG: Female filmmaker.
Behind the Scenes of REGRETTING MOTHERHOOD
What would you be if you weren’t a filmmaker?
FH: Good question.
MG: Female animation artist for animation films and graphic novels.
Is this your first visit to Munich? What do you expect from the festival?
MG: I currently live in Munich (HFF Munich).