Netherlands, Ireland, 2012

Directors: Berend Boorsma, Roel Boorsma; screenplay: Berend Boorsma, Roel Boorsma, Heather Imani; cinematography: Frank van den Eeden; editing: Marc Bechtold; production design: Floris Vos; music: Guy Van Neuten; producers: Martina Niland, San Fu Maltha; production companies: Samson Films, Fu Works; Irish location: Dublin, Wicklow; running time: 90’

Cast: Lorcan Bonner, Stuart Graham, Laura Vasiliu, Jer O’Leary, Dolf de Vries, Charlotte Bradley

 

Synopsis

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. A failed kidnapping, an unusual friendship and a violent confrontation forces Milo and his parents to embrace the imperfections in their lives.