THE DAY MY FATHER BECAME A BUSH

TOEN MIJN VADER EEN STRUIK WERD

By Nicole VAN KILSDONK

BETA CINEMA - as SALES All rights, World

Family - Completed 2016

Based on the international bestseller by award-wining author Joke van Leeuwen.

Festivals
& Awards

Toronto - TIFF 2016
TIFF Kids
    • Year of production
    • 2016
    • Genres
    • Family, Drama, Action/Adventure
    • Countries
    • NETHERLANDS
    • Languages
    • DUTCH
    • Duration
    • 90 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Nicole VAN KILSDONK
    • Writer(s)
    • Maureen VERSPRILLE, Nicole VAN KILSDONK
    • Producer(s)
    • Fleur WINTERS (Lemming Film), Eva EISENLOEFFEL (Lemming Film), Leontine PETIT (Lemming Film)
    • Synopsis
    • Ten-year-old Toda lives in a bakery with her dad, the best pastry chef in town. Toda knows everything there is to know about cakes and pastries and loves it when her dad plays the trumpet. But one day, everything changes: her dad is called away unexpectedly to defend his country. Toda has to undertake an adventurous and challenging journey to the unknown
      neighbouring country where her mother lives in order to stay safe. On the way she meets strange people, encounters absurd situations and finds a special new friend. Toda is a bright, optimistic and resilient girl who doesn’t give up easily, but will she eventually find her mum?
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