Samir is a trumpet playing talent, but his life at the elitist musical college in Amsterdam-Zuid clashes with his Moroccan-Dutch descent. When his brother ends up in jail, Samir has to choose. Can he make the move to a new life and yet stay faithful to himself?
In the coming-of-age film De belofte van Pisa, trumpet player Samir falls in love with his classmate Annelies. They experience a summer full of awakening love, but his life at the elitist musical college in Amsterdam-­Zuid clashes with his Moroccan-Dutch descent. Can he make the switch to a new life while staying faithful to himself?

Title: De belofte van Pisa
Year: 2019
Duration : 1 hour, 50 minutes
Category: Feature film
Edition: NFF 2020

DramaKunst & CultuurMaatschappijMuziekBoekverfilmingFriendshipFamily affairsEthnicity

Gouden Kalf winner

Beste Muziek (2020)
Jasper Boeke
Beste Muziek (2020)
Diederik Rijpstra
Beste Acteur (2020)
Shahine El-Hamus
Beste Muziek (2020)
Rui Reis Maia

Gouden Kalf nominees

Beste Montage (2020)
Wouter Jansen, NCE
Beste Mannelijke Bijrol (2020)
Thor Braun

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