A Family Affair

Opening film IDFA 2015. Winner 2016 Gouden Kalf Best Documentary Feature.

Synopsis
Following the problematic relationship between Tom Fassaert’s 95-year-old grandmother and his father, this film explores the delicate terrain along the fault lines of Fassaert’s family. A personal quest through four generations that inadvertently becomes complicated when his grandmother makes an unexpected confession.

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Crew
Written, directed & filmed by Tom Fassaert
Assistant director: Thabi Mooi
Editing: Claudio Hughes
Music: Tobias Borkert
Production: Wout Conijn / Conijn Film
Involved broadcasters: NCRV (the Netherlands), DR (Denmark)
With support from: Mediafonds, Nederlands Filmfonds