Bezness as Usual

Alex Pitstra Long documentary - 2016 - 85 min.
All ages

NFF Archive

You are now in the NFF Archive. The archive contains contains information on film, TV and interactive productions that were screened at past festival editions. The NFF does not dispose of this material. For this, please contact the producer, distributor or broadcaster. Sometimes, older films can also be found at the Eye Film Museum or the Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision.

Dutch filmmaker Alex Pitstra’s Tunisian father used to make a living in the 1970s by seducing European tourists. Alex’mother also fell for his charms, but their relationship did not last long. Twenty-five years later, Alex receives a letter from his father and decides to pay him a visit. In Tunis, a warm welcome awaits him. But what to do when his father asks him for money? His search confronts Alex not only with cultural differences, but also with his relationship with his Dutch mother. What is his role as a son between two cultures?

Credits

Director(s) Alex Pitstra
Script Alex Pitstra
Production Company
Director of Photography
Tadeusz Kieniewicz
Alex Pitstra
Editing
Sound Design
Sound on Set
Pawel Uszynski
Music
TV Company
Distribution
Website
Production Country
Netherlands