'If it weren't for you' is a documentary about two older people from Amsterdam that both have lost a child. With their old, rusty camper they seek warmth and comfort, away from the pain and sorrow that marks their home back in Amsterdam. The encounters underway don't stop them from seeing the positive side of life.
jury report IDFA 2011 nominated for student award
If It Weren't For You by Anne-Marieke Graafmans
A story about the love and friendship of long--time married couple Harrie and Riek. Although their story is one of loss, they find comfort in each other. The love resonates and captures the audience in this emotional observational documentary. The filmmaker has
The ability to tell herstory through the useof small details. An extremely moving film and a rare example of the difficult art of capturing love and affection spontaneously.