The Only Son

Simonka de Jong Long documentary - 2012 - 78 min.

Gouden Kalf-nominatie

Beste Lange Documentaire Simonka de Jong

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Documentary about an unusual Tibetan family, some children of which live all over the world. Pema is the only son. He and his sisters grew up in a children’s home in the capital, but now he is expected to return to his native village to take care of his parents. A ten-day hike across the mountains is followed by a cordial reunion, but soon tension mounts. Pema does not want to abandon his parents, but at the same time he wants to build up his own, modern life.

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Director(s) Simonka de Jong
Producer(s) Suzanne van Voorst
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Director of Photography
Editing
Menno Boerema
Sound Design
Adrien Navez
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Netherlands