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The Family Way by Joram Lürsen
Family Way, The

Family Way, The

From the makers of LOVE IS ALL, a powerful romantic comedy with a twist.

All the members of the De Roover family have ended up at a point of no return in their lives, where crucial choices have to be made. Winnie wants a child. Her husband Rutmer wants to get in touch with his inner feelings. His brother Charlie doesn’t want any more responsibilities. Brother-in-law Dick wants his dead wife back. And head of the family Arend just wants to be happy. Meanwhile mother Jeannette wants somebody to want her.

120’ / DCP / colour

Genre: romantic comedy
Original title: ALLES IS FAMILIE
Dir: Joram Lürsen
Prod: Topkapi Films
Co-prod: VARA       
Sc: Kim van Kooten           
D.O.P.: Lex Brand
Completed: November 2012       
Language: Dutch
Cast: Carice van Houten (JACKIE, BLACK BUTTERFLIES), Benja Bruijning (THE GANG OF OSS, THE CAVE), Thijs Römer (FURIOUS, CHUBBY DRUMS), Jacob Derwig (TIRAMISU, ZUS & ZO).   

Joram Lürsen:
a.o. ALFIE, THE LITTLE WEREWOLF (2011, feature) Awards: Golden Gryphon Giffoni FF, THE  MAGICIANS (2010, feature) Awards: a.o. Special Jury Prize Montreal Int. Children’s FF, Audience Award Kristiansand Int. Children’s FF, Best Film Award FICI Madrid,  LOVE IS ALL (2007, feature) Awards: Golden Calf Best Director and Best Film Netherlands FF, IN ORANGE (2004, feature) Awards: Grand Prix Tokyo Int. FF, Audience Award Kristiansand Int. Children’s FF, Best Children’s Film Tallinn Black Nights FF, MY FRENCH AUNT GAZEUSE (1996, feature).

Topkapi Films
Ph:  +31 20 303 2494

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