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Simple Production — Movies, How I See Her


How I See Her

48' / 2001

Karine de Villers

This documentary film draws, with a lot of love and tenderness, the portrait of a young Danish woman in the 1960-70s. Her name was Anne-Marie Sikker Hansen. She accidentally died when her daughter, the film director, was fourteen years old.

She left her two daughters behind, her diary, some letters, some of her paintings, some film footage and her life experience which is also that of a whole generation of young adults searching for their own identity. 

Images from May 68 in Copenhagen, others from daily life in a community in those days... Everything is there : the rupture with the traditional family, women's emancipation, the separation, the fulfilment... but what about the children?

This documentary accounts for a time (the 1960-70’s) which seems to be now so far away from us.


  • Director : Karine de Villesr
  • Image : Dominique Henry - Catherine Montondo - Karine de Villers
  • Sound : Quentin Jacques - Jean-Jacques Quinet
  • Image editor : Philippe Boucq
  • Sound editor : Omar Perez
  • Sound mixing : Omar Perez
  • Voice-over recording : Damien Defays
  • Voices : Aylin Yay (French) - Ninna Mikkelsen (Danish) - Pierre Foulon

Production and Partners

  • Production : Simple production - Wallonie Image Production(WIP) - Gsara - Arte Belgium/ Arte G.E.I.E - RTBF
  • Partners : SCAM (Société Civile des Auteurs Multimédia) – price « Brouillon d’un rêve » - Unité Documentaire of RTBF – with the help of leCentre du Cinéma et de l'Audiovisuel de la Fédération Wallonie-Bruxelles


  • Family Film Festival in Annonay (France) - 2008


  • Original languages : French and Danish
  • Original version : French and Danish


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