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.
With: Janneke Lupker, Lidian Huegen, Yvonne Hoofdman, Joey Hoofdman
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
Director: 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.