Mijn vader woont in Rio

Ben Sombogaart Feature film - 1989 - 92 min.

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Prijs v.d. Nederlandse Filmkritiek Ben Sombogaart

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Succesful film about Liesje, who used to live in Rio. With her mother she moved to Holland. Her father will be joining them later. But ten years later he still hasn't arrived. When Liesje wants to go to Rio to find her father, she finds out the truth. Among others, winner of the Dutch Critics' Award and the Golden Beer of the children's jury in Berlin. Based on the book with the same name by Burny Bos.


Director(s) Ben Sombogaart
Producer(s) Paul Voorthuysen
Dirk Schreiner
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Marjolein Stokkink
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