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A son returns to his Egyptian father in Amsterdam-West and finds a man struggling with homesickness and depression.
Shady El-Hamus got fascinated by Arab men in old suits strolling across the market in Amsterdam-West. In his film, 23-year-old Mounier returns to his father, who in an Amsterdam apartment struggles with homesickness and depression.


Production Design
Set geluid
Sound Design
Production company
Nederlandse Filmacademie

Title: Over zonen
Year: 2012
Duration : 16 minutes
Category: Short Feature
Edition: NFF 2012

Gouden Kalf nominees

Other awards

Dioraphte Award (2012)

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