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My Grandpa, the Bankrobber

Original title: Mijn Opa, de Bankrover
German title: Mein Opa, der Bankräuber
Netherlands, Belgium, 2011

Director: Houtman, Ineke
Production company: Lemming Film
Co-producers: U-Film
Age recommendation: 8 years and up

Grace is the only black child of an all-white family, desperate to find out everything about her Surinamese father. Grandpa can help, but his memory has worsened every day since the death of his wife. When the family decides to put Grandpa into a home, he and Grace decide to use his savings to travel to Surinam - but the family has blocked access to his bank account. But the pair’s dreams can come true if they rob the bank...

Leeds 2011, Seoul SIYFF 2011, Giffoni 2011, Schlingel Chemnitz 2011, Cinekid Amsterdam 2011, Chicago 2011, Vienna 2011 (awarded), KINOdiseea Bucharest 2011, Ale Kino! Poznan 2011, Hannover 2012

Website: www.lemmingfilm.com

World sales address/es:
Attraction Distribution (CDN)

Sold to:
VPRO-Televizie (NL)