LIFE ACCORDING TO NINO

HET LEVEN VOLGENS NINO

By Simone VAN DUSSELDORP

FAMILY AFFAIR FILMS - as PROD

Family - Completed 2013

An 8-year old Nino tries to form a family with his problematic father and rebellious teenage brother.

    • Year of production
    • 2013
    • Genres
    • Family
    • Countries
    • NETHERLANDS
    • Languages
    • DUTCH
    • Budget
    • 1 - 3 M$
    • Duration
    • 85 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Simone VAN DUSSELDORP
    • Writer(s)
    • Urszula ANTONIAK
    • Producer(s)
    • Floor ONRUST (Family Affair Films), Jan VAN DER ZANDEN (Waterland Film), Bart VAN LANGENDONCK (Savage Film)
    • Synopsis
    • Shortly after the death of his mother, little NINO (8) discovers that he understands the language of animals and starts to communicate with his pet rabbit BOBBY. The two of them discuss life, world of adults and the situation in Nino’s house that becomes alarming. Guided by the wise Bobby, Nino wants to prevent being placed together with his brother LUCAS (13) in a foster family and save Lucas from the influence of ‘’City Warriors” – mysterious organisation of teenagers that organises illegal night skeeler races.
      The film is narrated by Nino who shares with us his observations and thoughts in a comic voice over.
    • Partners & financing
    • Netherlands Film Fund
      Flemish Film Fund
      Cobo Fund
      NTR
      BFD distribution
      Attraction distribution
    • Production schedule
    • release June 2014
    • Beginning of shooting
    • Jul 01, 2013
Distribution Country
Release date
Distributor
Rights
Local title
Company Country Roles