The Netherlands


After the tragic death of his wife, Juris’ (Janis Reinis) 10-year-old son Elvis has not spoken for two years and has held in the hospital for research. Juris can no longer bear this and wants to find a new mother for the boy. He takes his son on a trip to the Netherlands to meet a former pen pal (Geert de Jong).

Cast & Crew

Directed by: Paula van der Oest

Written by: Paula van der Oest, Stan Lapinski

Produced by: René Scholten

Cast: Janis Reinis (Juris), Geert de Jong (Marie), Arys Adamsons (Elvis)

Nominations and Awards

  • Feature Film Selection 1996