Pernille is pregnant and filled with joyful expectations to her new life as a mother. But when her son arrives, she is pressured to the limit by his crying voice and her problems with breastfeeding. She starts to doubt her abilities as a mother. She seeks support and comfort from her far more experienced group of mothers, whom tries to help Pernille in the best way they can. But how can one become a great mother?
Aqua Mamas is a Super16 student film directed by the talented Zara Zerny. Super16 is a alternative filmschool based in Copenhagen. The project has since the making of the short film been funded and is going to be a web series, very exiting stuff. It gives the opportunity to go more in to detail of being of the struggle some mothers have, and I think this is a very important subject because of it’s tabooness.
Here is a picture after closing the mix