De nieuwe moeder

Paula van der Oest Feature film - 1996 - 96 min.

Andere prijzen

Holland Film Award Paula van der Oest

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Road movie shot in Riga and Holland about a man in search of another mother for his child. The Latvian Elvis (10) has fallen silent since the tragical death of his mother. He has been stuck in a decrepid children's hospital in Riga for two years with no prospects of recovery. The boy's father can no longer bear to see his son suffer and flees with him from the terrible conditions in his country. In the hope of a better future for Elvis he goes to wealthy Holland in search of the woman who was his pen friend in his youth. Award the Holland Film Award 1997.

Credits

Director(s) Paula van der Oest
Script Paula van der Oest
Stan Lapinski
Producer(s) René Scholten
Production Company
Director of Photography
Production Design
Editing
Menno Boerema
Sound on Set
Music
Cast
TV Company
Distribution
Production Country
Netherlands