THE LONGEST BIRTHDAY

VICTORIA FILMS - as PROD

Comedy - Development 2019

When a clinical trial fails to treat her son’s cancer, a young mother takes him on an extraordinary journey across multiple time zones to make his birthday the longest and best he will ever have.

    • Year of production
    • 2019
    • Genres
    • Comedy, Jewish, Drama
    • Countries
    • UNITED KINGDOM, GERMANY, CANADA
    • Languages
    • ENGLISH, GERMAN
    • Budget
    • 1 - 3 M$
    • Duration
    • 90 mn
    • Writer(s)
    • Savion EINSTEIN
    • Producer(s)
    • Anna VON DZIEMBOWSKA (VICTORIA FILMS), Maxim DASHKIN (VICTORIA FILMS), Joerg BUNDSCHUH (KICK FILM GMBH)
    • Synopsis
    • When Olivia learns that her son Fishy’s clinical trial has failed to improve his cancer condition she makes a risky decision. She takes him out of hospital without his doctor’s approval to make his last birthday the happiest day of his life.

      The Longest Birthday is the inspiring story of a mother who breaks with convention to create a happier reality for her son. Olivia is in her late twenties, creative, beautiful and with a lot on her plate, but instead of letting the world get her down, she is determined to shelter Fishy from the weight of his disease.

      She takes her son on a journey during which they come to terms with his condition and meet a quirky stranger along the way.

      The Longest Birthday has won the BlueCat Screenplay Joplin Award and was selected as one of six scripts for the Black List Screenwriters lab.
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