A failed kidnapping, an unusual friendship and a violent confrontation forces Milo (10) and his parents to embrace the imperfections in their lives.
Milo (10) is unaware that he suffers from a rare genetic disease. He is kept under strict control by his parents; who strive for wealth and success, and are dead-set on keeping Milo’s shameful condition a secret. But a series of dramatic events determine that the family must inevitably take stock of their lives.
93’ / 35mm / colour
Original title: MILO
Prod: Fu Works
Co-prod: Samson Films (IE)
Sc: Roel Boorsma, Berend Boorsma, Heather Imani
D.O.P.: Frank van den Eeden
Completed: spring 2012
Cast: Lorcan Bonner, Stuart Graham, Laura Vasiliu, Charlotte Bradley.
Festivals and Awards a.o:
Giffoni Film Festival 2012 - CGS Award Generator +13 section
Cinekid - Amsterdam International Children's Film, Television & New Media Festival
Cinemagic - Belfast International Film & Television Festival for Young People
Ale Kino! - Poznañ International Young Audience Film Festival
Roel Boorsma & Berend Boorsma:
First feature film.
BRAT (2008, short), PSALM 69 (2003, short).