If Sara now directs and films her mother it’s still bound to remain an approach only. But her stylised images in which the Swedish picture book idyll always hints at its own shadows are like the surface of a dark pond, mirroring what the two women share. Interweaving diary entries, photos and narrow-gauge films from the family archive she creates the double portrait of two women whose severity against themselves takes both mother and daughter through long years of bulimia. A poetic reflection about melancholy and the quest for inner freedom, but above all about the relationship between art and life.
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