LIFE ACCORDING TO NINO

The sudden death of his mum turns 8-year-old Nino’s life upside down. With his dad suffering from depression and his big brother in a street gang, Nino is left to his own devices. But Nino has a special talent: he can talk to animals. His pet rabbit Bobby offers him comfort, but when will Nino get his family back?.

original title Het Leven volgens Nino

main cast Rowan Timmermans, Arend Bouwmeester, Koen de Graeve, Rifka Lodeizen and voices of Ronald Goedemondt, Brigitte Kaandorp

director Simone van Dusseldorp script Urszula Antoniak DOP Lennert Hillege Editor Marc Bechtold Sound Design Jan Schermer Production Design Florian Legters Costume Design Catherine van Bree Make-up Barbara Beijelic Line Producer Elwin Looije, Sharon Yosef Producer Floor Onrust (Family Affair Films) Jan van der Zanden (Waterland Film) Co producent Bart van Langendonck (Savage Film) Marina Blok (NTR) all cast & crew

year 2014 length 77 minutes languages dutch sales agent Attraction Distribution financers Netherlands Filmfund, Netherlands Film Production Incentive, CoBO Fund, Creative Europe, Screen Flanders, Eurimages

festivals 2014 Cinekid 2015 Kristiansand International Children's Film Festival, BUFF International Film Festival for Children and Youth Malmö, Zlín International Film Festival for Children and Youth, Nederlands Film Festival, CAT International Film Festival Moscow, Tel Aviv International Children's Film Festival, BUSTER Copenhagen International Film Festival, Gdynia Film Festival, International Film Festival Iran, Nueva Mirada for Children and Youth, Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival, Olympia International Film Festival, Juniorfest, Kiev International Film Festival Molodist

wins Cinekid - Lion Jury Award for Best Children's Feature Film, Best Children’s Film BUFF Malmö 2015, EFCA Award at Ale Kino Poland

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