Morrison Gets a Baby Sister / Morrison krijgt een zusje
Barbara Bredero, Netherlands, 2008.
Directed by: Barbara Bredero
Script: Sjoerd Kuyper
Producer: Burny Bos, Michiel de Rooij, Sabine Veenendaal
Production company: BosBros. Film-TV Productions
Cinematography: Han Wennink
Editing: Elsbeth Kasteel
Music: Martijn Schimmer
Cast: Tobias Lamberts, Barry Atsma, Bracha van Doesburgh, Britt de Lange, Milena Pothoven, Nettie Blanken
Running time: 70'
Five-year old Morrison runs away after the new baby arrives. To complicate things even more, he takes his newborn sister with him... In the middle of the night, Morrison's dad comes running up the stairs in a panic. Morrison has to get dressed. The baby is coming, a week earlier than expected. Dad has just enough time to drive Morrison to his aunt at the convent. But Morrison manages to escape, and hides. Panic breaks out. Outside, the police are leading a massive search for Morrison while inside the family home, mum gives birth to a baby girl, Simone. Morrison hears her crying in the distance and decides to wait for the first available opportunity...
Cairo International Film Festival for Children – Bronze Cairo Award for Long Feature Film
Barbara Bredero has been making episodes for television since 1998. In 2002, she made four episodes for the series 'Meiden van de Witt'. Before making her feature-film debut with 'Morrison Gets a Baby Sister', she had only made the ten-minute movie 'Life in the Linnaeusstraat' (2005).
Location and screening schedule:
Europa cinema, Monday, October 18th at 12.30
Museum of contemporary art, Monday, October 18th at 18.00