In the afterlife Sam encounters her dead mother and tries to find a way to bring them both back to the real world.
Sam is a hyper-intelligent and hardworking 14-year-old girl who leads a happy life with her father and her two brothers. She's a good student, very disciplined and always on time. Ever since her mother Vera died, she has felt responsible for the family. But one morning she is struck by a large truck and she dies. In the afterlife she finds her mother waiting for her. She discovers that there is a way back to the world of the living, but can she succeed in taking her mother back with her?
93' / colour
Genre: drama, family
Original title: HIERNAMAALS
Dir: Willem Bosch
Prod: Pupkin Film - Pieter Kuijpers, Sander van Meurs, Iris Otten
Creative prod: Felix van Gisbergen
Sc: Willem Bosch
D.O.P.: Jacco van Ree
Completed: October 2018
Cast: Sanaa Giwa, Gijs Scholten van Asschat (THE POOL, MANSLAUGHTER), Romana Vrede (NOTHING TO LOSE, TIRAMISU), Jan-Paul Buijs (BILLY, WEEP TEEVEE).
Zlin International Film Festival for Children and Youth
Seattle International Film Festival
Filemon-International Film Festival for Young Audiences
LUCAS-International Festival for Young Film Lovers
Cinekid-Film, Television and New Media Festival
Sao Paulo International Film Festival
Atlanta Film Festival
First feature film.
SPOOKY - LIAR (2016, TV series), GO AWAY WILLEM (2015, short).
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