Mi Vida

NORBERT TER HALL — PHANTA FILM — 2019


In Mi Vida, Loes Luca plays the retired hairdresser Lou. During a language course in Spain, after living her life taking care of everybody but herself, she is confronted with her own dreams and unfulfilled desires. Encouraged by her teacher Andrea she considers starting a new life in Spain, but this decision is met with unexpected and painful resistance from her two adult children.

At the Dutch Film Festival in 2020, Mi Vida received four nominations for a Golden Calf (the Dutch Academy Award) in the categories Best Costume Design, Best Original Screenplay, Best Actress and Best Film.

Review (in Dutch) NRC (19 november 2019)
Review (in Dutch) Het Parool (20 november 2019)
Review (in Dutch) De Volkskrant (20 november 2019)
Review (in Dutch) Trouw (21 november 2019)
Review (in Dutch) De Filmkrant (18 november 2019)
Review (in Dutch) Filmtotaal (20 november 2019)