In this docu­men­tary, the discovery that a Frisian bicycle repair man and an Ethiopian death row inmate share the same father is the starting point for a discon­certing family history.
One day, a Frisian bicycle repair man receives the unlikely message that he has an Ethiopian half-brother, who is on death row in a prison in Addis Ababa. This bizarre news is the starting point of a discon­certing family history. A docu­men­tary about a disowned child who comes to no good and an aged father who after a DNA test can no longer get away from his now adult bastard son. It turns out father and son have more in common than they will ever be ready to admit. 

Credits

Executive producer
Sound Design
Set geluid
Sound editing

Title: The Bastard
Year: 2018
Duration : 1 hour, 26 minutes
Category: Long Documentary
Edition: NFF 2018

Maatschappij

Gouden Kalf nominees

Beste Lange Documentaire (2018)
Floris-Jan van Luyn

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