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Nana und der Geist

Haunted Mind

Haunted Mind is a sensitive portrait of Nana, a young woman living with epilepsy. While embracing life and its adventures she is constantly co
nfronted with the fear of having a seizure. Being conscious about the loss of consciousness. Constantly sensing the fear of loosing your senses. Controlling the uncontrollable. Like a ghost haunting a house epilepsy seems to haunt the mind and brain of Nana. While living in a society that demands efficiency, constant physical fitness and seems coined by a very mechanical perception of life Nana struggles to find her path of live. During one year we accompanied Nana and learned how this struggle influences and shapes her life but also drives her to go beyond „average“ bounderies and seek the adventure. Captured in metaphoric images Haunted Mind depicts two qualities of our brain: functionality and fictionalization.

Basic information

Genre: Dokumentarfilm

Production year: 2017
Running Time: 46:16 min.

Original language: Deutsch


Script: Jutta Schön
Director: Jutta Schön
Cinematography: Evangelos Anthimos, Frank Täsler, Philip Henze
Film Music: Barth Christian, Julian Ferreira da Silva
Sounddesign: Marc Eyrich, Johannes Schelle
Sound: Marius-Antonius Brüning, Jan Keller
Editing: Anne Goldenbaum
Motion Design: Robert Mayer
Executive Producer: Jutta Schön
Production Company: Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg GmbH


Hof Internationale Hofer Filmtage 2017

Ministerium für Wissenschaft, Forschung und Kunst Baden-Württemberg
Staatsministerin für Kultur und Medien