The short doc „Voice of the Evening“ is set in a nursing home that is closed to the outside because of Corona. The walks only reach as far as the home’s internal garden, the blossoming flowers bring back memories – I wonder what it looks like at home?

Margarete writes letters to her granddaughter, friends and family, bent deep in her wheelchair, and in her diary she processes the heartfelt questions and complaints of the last stage of her life

Although one knows that one is going to die, this stage of life should still have a quality in it – this is the deep concern of Mathias, the home’s director. But why are we afraid of death and do we know the needs in old age?

Lived experiences are carried into the world as resources for our society and so the people in the film „The Voice of the Evening“ become bearers of hope in particular in this time marked by distance.

The idea for this film and going into 12 days of co-isolation in a care home was born immediately after the first Lockdown began and was straight into action.

Key data


trailblazing GmbH, 2020

Documentary film, 20 minutes

Directed and edited by

Michelle Brun

Assistance Veronika Müller Mäder


Veronika Müller Mäder Jürg Mäder


Arianna Savall and Petter Udland Johansen

Film premiere

November 2020


Sweden Film Awards July 2020

Interview Radio Deeside

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Voice of the evening