The story of little Tony, whose father rises from crane driver to Secretary of State.
A family film which tells the unlikely and timeless story of ten year old Tony, whose father rises from becomes Secretary of State, having once been a humble crane driver. As a result Tony’s parents get divorced and he does everything he can to bring them back together. He even asks his father’s employer - the Dutch Queen - to help him out…
90’ / 35mm / colour
Dir: Mischa Kamp
Prod: Lemming Film (NL), Co-prod: Ma.Ja.De Fiction GmbH (DE), U-Media (BE)
Sc: Mieke de Jong
Completed: July 2011
Cast: Jeroen Spitzenberger (SÜSSKIND, LOVE IS ALL), Rifka Lodeizen (CAN GO THROUGH SKIN, AMONG US), Annet Malherbe (FUCHSIA, THE MINIWITCH, THE LAST DAYS OF EMMA BLANK).
Stuttgart International Children´s Film Festival
Chicago International Children's Film Festival
Cinekid - Amsterdam International Children's Film, Television & New Media Festival
Cinemagic - Belfast International Film & Television Festival for Young People
Brazilian Kids Film Festival
Espoo Ciné International Film Festival
Galicja - Krakow Children's Film Festival
Zlin International Film Festival for Children and Youth
Kristiansand International Children's Film Festival
TIFF Kids Toronto
Taiwan International Children's Film Festival
Busan International Kids Film Fest
BECAUSE OF THE FISH (2008, short), WHERE IS WINKY’S HORSE? (2007, feature) Awards: Kids Audience Award Munich FF, WINKY’S HORSE (2005, feature) Awards: a.o. Adults Jury Award Chicago Int. Children's FF, Kids Audience Award Munich FF, Moviesquad Jr. Award & Golden Calf for Best Script Netherlands FF.