The Netherlands


Ten-year-old Karo grows up with her parents in an Amsterdam commune in the Seventies. As an only child, she leads a carefree existence in this utopia-for-adults. The mandate says that everything is to b e shared in the squat, but soon not everyone is able to honour these ideals. Karo is torn between the love for her mother and loyalty towards her father and his ideals. She slowly realizes that nothing can stay the same forever.

Cast & Crew

Directed by: Dorothée van den Berghe

Written by: Dorothée van den Berghe, Peter van Kraaij

Produced by: Frank Van Passel, Frans Van Gestel

Cinematography: Jan Vancaillie

Editing: Marie-Hélène Dozo

Production Design: Gert Stas

Cast: Anna Franziska Jager, Deborah Francois, Matthias Schoenaerts, Maria Kraakman, Nico Sturm

Nominations and Awards

  • Feature Film Selection 2010