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Sander Burger / NL, 2022 / 93 min.

Family film about a tough girl, unconditional friendship and a smidgen of magic. 11-year old Ama starts wandering around Rotterdam when her Senegalese family threatens to be deported.

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11-year old tough girl Ama has lived in Rotterdam her whole life. Her family does not have residence permits for the Netherlands and, should someone find out, they will be deported to Senegal. Ama feels entirely Dutch though. Ama’s biggest dream is to be just as good a swimmer as Ranomi Kromowidjojo, and, to that end, she spends the majority of her time at the swimming pool with her best friend Thijs.

Details

This movie is suitable for all agesThis movie contains foul language

Director

Sander Burger

Production year

2022

Country

NL

Original title

Totem

Length

93 min.

Language

Dutch, English

Format

DCP

Accessibility

Earcatch, Subcatch

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