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Mike Says Goodbye! by Maria Peters
Mike Says Goodbye!

Mike Says Goodbye!

Mike's mother doesn't arrive to pick him up from hospital. Will he get to celebrate Christmas at home?

Mike is hospitalized for many months and wants to go home. But when he is released, his mother never shows up to take him home. The day before Christmas Mike is sent off to a children's institution. How will he manage to celebrate Christmas at home together with his mum?

93’ / DCP / colour

Genre: family
Original title: DE GROETEN VAN MIKE!
Dir: Maria Peters
Prod: Shooting Star Filmcompany
Co-prod: Launch Works       
Sc: Mirjam Oomkes, Willemine van der Wiel            
D.O.P.: Erwin Steen
Completed: December 2012       
Language: Dutch 
Cast: Maas Bronkhuyzen (ALFIE, THE LITTLE WEREWOLF), Faas Wijn (TONY 10), Bracha van Doesburgh (TOO FAT, TOO FURIOUS, SCHNITZEL PARADISE), Carine Crutzen (CALLED TO THE BAR, MAJESTY).

CMS International Children’s Film Festival (Lucknow, India)
Zlin International Film Festival for Children and Youth
Galicja International Children’s Film Festival - GREEN FROG AWARD for best feature film by the Adult Jury and GREEN FROG AWARD for best feature film by the Children’s Jury
Giffoni Film Festival

Maria Peters:
a.o. SONNY BOY (2011, feature), XTC JUST DON’T DO IT (2006, feature), PETER BELL 2 (2003, feature), PETER BELL (2002, feature), LITTLE CRUMB (1999, feature) Awards: Children’s Jury Award Chicago Int. Children’s Festival, Special Jury Award WorldFest Houston, THE PURSE SNATCHER (1995, feature) Awards: Crystal Bear Berlin Int. FF.

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