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Bastard by Floris-Jan van Luyn
Bastard, The

Bastard, The

Daniel Hoek searches for his father in order to finally come to terms with his past.

Daniel Hoek (48) is the illegitimate child of a Dutch sugar plantation owner and his Ethiopian housekeeper. For most of his life, he has been on a quest to find his father, who left when he was three years old. Haunted by his childhood, he roams the streets and prisons of Ethiopia and even gets lost in the Frisian countryside. This film is his final attempt to find his father and come to terms with his past.

80‘ / colour    

Original title: THE BASTARD
Dir: Floris-Jan van Luyn
Prod: Een van de jongens - Hasse van Nunen, Renko Douze
Sc: Floris-Jan van Luyn            
D.O.P.: Stef Tijdink
Completed: June 2017        
Language: Dutch, English

Floris-Jan van Luyn:
DIARY OF A HOMING PIGEON (2014, doc), RAINMAKERS (2010, doc) Awards: Green Doc Award Sheffield Doc/Fest, Grand Prix FIFDH Geneva, THE UNFORBIDDEN CITY (2008, doc).

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