‘Spoons.’
The Dutch angle is one of many cinematic techniques often used to portray psychological uneasiness or tension in the subject being filmed.
Dutch refers to a bastardisation of the word "Deutsch", the German word for "German". It is not related to the Dutch people or language. The German movie scene was part of the expressionist movement, which used the Dutch angle extensively.
Sigi, who has advanced-stage Alzheimer’s Dementia is flanked by her daughter and grand-daughter. The spoons play a significant role in Sigi’s life and are included in this family portrait showing the ‘fun’ and ‘lighter’ side of what is a distressing mental illness.

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