Life According to Nino
The sudden death of his mum turns the family life of 8 year-old Nino upside down. With his dad suffering from depression and his big brother in a street gang, Nino Is left to his own devices. But Nino has a special talent: he can talk to animals! His pet rabbit Bobby can offer him comfort, but when will Nino get his family back?
80' / DCP / colour
Original title: HET LEVEN VOLGENS NINO
Prod: Family Affair Films (NL), Waterland Film (NL)
Co-prod: Savage Film (BE), NTR (NL)
Sc: Urszula Antoniak
D.O.P.: Lennert Hillege
Completed: October 2014
Cast: Rohan Timmermans, Koen de Graeve (WITH FRIENDS LIKE THESE, THE MISFORTUNATES), Arend Bouwmeester, Rifka Lodeizen (BOYS, HEMEL).
Festivals & awards a.o:
Cinekid - Lion Jury Award for Best Children's Feature Film
Kristiansand International Children's Film Festival
BUFF International Film Festival for Children and Youth Malmö
Zlín International Film Festival for Children and Youth
Tel Aviv International Children's Film Festival
Simone van Dusseldorp:
a.o. THE SECRET LETTER (2010, feature) Awards: Jury Award Buenos Aires IFF for Children and Youth Nueva Mirada, FROGS & TOADS (2009, feature) Awards: a.o. Golden Cairo Award Cairo IFF, Audience Award Kristiansand Int. Children’s FF, DOGGY (2008, short) Awards: a.o. Best Short Movie Cairo IFF, UNICEF UK Short Film Award Sheffield Showcomotion Young People’s FF, SUBIET! (2006, short), DEEP (2005, feature) Awards: a.o. Best Film Tout Ecran FF Geneva.
Family Affair Films
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