A father undertakes a road trip with his almost adult son that he has not seen for six years. How this came about is gradually clarified in this documentary, while the two try to mend their relationship.
Jacinto has not seen his all but grown-up son Shakur for six years. Now, he takes the boy on a road trip in an attempt to mend the relationship. He teaches his son to drive, talks with him about this and that and plays with him: chess and tenpins. Jacinto’s phone conversations with his girlfriend reveal a little more about the past – for example that his son had to be taken into care by Bureau Jeugdzorg (Family Services). The intimate film shows that Jacinto dearly loves his son, but also realises how much damage has been done.

Credits

Executive producer
Sound Design
Production company
IJswater Films
TV company
KRO-NCRV
Distributor NL
IJswater Films
Postproduction company
Storm Post Production

Title: Teledoc Campus - Vader
Year: 2019
Duration : 24 minutes
Category: Short Documentary
Edition: NFF 2019

Reizen

Gouden Kalf nominees

Beste Korte Documentaire (2019)
Isabel Lamberti

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