Experiencing Interruptions?

Meaning behind the clocks

While nurse Kasim does his daily chores at the Karl-Lennert Cancer Center in Kiel, patient Ms. S. lies in the hospital bed and looks back on her life. She talks about the course of her disease, her treatment, a possible cure and how she feels about the future. Throughout the course of a day, nurse Kasim reveals details about his own experience with cancer and explains why he is passionate about his job. Despite the fact that Kasim is constantly accompanied by memories of a great loss, he manages to put on a smile and cheer up the patients.

  • Madis Luik
  • Madis Luik
  • Madis Luik
  • Martin Mutschler
  • Eneko Ezquerro Gomez
    Sound Design
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    Was bedeuten die Uhren?
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    30 minutes 40 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    December 1, 2020
  • Production Budget:
    10,000 EUR
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    Estonia, Germany
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Director Biography - Madis Luik

Born and raised in Estonia, Luik studied photography at the Estonian Academy of Arts before moving to Vienna to continue his studies in video and film. Since 2014, he has been part of several video and film projects throughout Europe as a DoP, director, cutter and concept author. He has worked on documentary films like "Christ lives in Siberia" and "Ash mountains" as a cameraman and director of photography. Since 2016, Luik is based in Hamburg, and has been working on numerous crossover projects between documentary film, photography and musical theatre.

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