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Adaptation, based on A.F.Th. van der Heijden’s eponymous bestseller, revolving around his son Tonio’s fatal traffic accident and the acceptance of this loss.

On Whit Sunday 2010, 21-year-old Tonio dies in a traffic accident. His parents Adri and Mirjam are confronted with the worst nightmare possible. While Mirjam contends with a downward spiral, Adri seeks refuge in the only thing he is capable of at the time: delve in his memories and write. What happened to Tonio in the final hours and days preceding the fatal crash, and can any significance be found in this loss? Drama, based on A.F.Th. van der Heijden’s eponymous bestseller.

Title: Tonio
Year: 2016
Duration : 1 hour, 40 minutes
Category: Feature film
Edition: NFF 2017


Gouden Kalf winner

Beste Montage (2017)
Sander Vos (NCE)

Gouden Kalf nominees

Beste Camera (2017)
Guido van Gennep (NSC)
Beste Film (2017)
Sabine Brian
Beste Actrice (2017)
Rifka Lodeizen
Beste Production Design (2017)
Harry Ammerlaan
Beste Acteur (2017)
Pierre Bokma
Beste Film (2017)
Sytze van der Laan
Beste Film (2017)
Alain de Levita
Beste Regie (2017)
Paula van der Oest

Other awards

Gouden Film (100.000 bezoekers speelfilm) (2017)

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