20 Lies, 4 Parents and a Little Egg
A film about lively adolescents, infantile parents and complete incompetence.
The lives of Sjors and Bert are turned upside down when 15-year old adolescent Dylan, who turns out to be Sjors’s son, suddenly turns up on their doorstep. Dylan was thrown out by his mother and her girlfriend. A film about spirited teenagers and immature parents and their shortcomings.
80’ / DCP / colour
Original title: 20 LEUGENS, 4 OUDERS EN EEN SCHARRELEI
Prod: Waterland Film
Dir: Hanro Smitsman
Sc: Rob Bloemkolk, Sophie van Winden
D.O.P.: Joost Rietdijk
Completed: January 2013
Cast: Nils Verkooijen (COOL KIDS DON’T CRY, CHUBBY DRUMS), Marcel Musters (STAGES, CHUBBY DRUMS), Mark Ram (I WANT YOU, WHITEFISH), Anneke Blok (LOVE IS ALL, UPSTREAM).
Melbourne Queer Film Festival
Perlen - Hannover Film Festival
Schlingel - Chemnitz International Film Festival for Children and Youth
Schwäbisch Gmünd International Children´s Film Festival - Kikife
ImageOut - Rochester Lesbian and Gay Film and Video Festival
Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival
Ljubljana Gay and Lesbian Film Festival
Brussels Gay and Lesbian Film Festival - Tels Quels
Toulouse Festival Des Images aux Mots
a.o. HOME AWAY (2011, feature), DUSK (2010, feature), SKIN (2008, feature), CONTACT (2006, short) Awards: Golden Bear for Best Short Film Berlin Int. FF, Spirit Award Brooklyn Int. FF, ANGEL AND BROTHER (2004, short) Awards: Best Short Film Avanca FF.
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