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Upstream by Danyael Sugawara
Upstream - a mother and her son are drifting apart


An intimate film about the relationship between a mother and a son whose lives are drifting apart. When Damiaan passes his university exams he leaves the parental house to live on his own. His mother, Aleid, who raised him after the death of his father, finds a new love, Roel, who lives on a ship. When Aleid decides to move in with Roel, everything changes. There is no parental house anymore and mother and son lose sight of each other. How can their love survive? (90’, 35mm).

Directed by Danyael Sugawara
Genre: drama
Original title: ALLES STROOMT
Key cast: Anneke Blok, Wieger Windhorst
Prod: IDTV Film
Co-prod: NCRV

Danyael Sugawara:
First feature film.
TAMAGO (2004, short), LANDJE (2007, tv), LIEFDE, DANK JE WEL (2008, short)

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