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9 Ratings

A Family Affair

Directed by Tom Fossaert
Netherlands, Denmark, 2015


On his 30th birthday, Fassaert receives a mysterious invitation from his 95-year-old grandmother Marianne to come visit her in South Africa. She was a femme fatale who went through countless men, a famous model in the 1950s, and a mother that put her two sons into a children’s home.

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A Family Affair Directed by Tom Fossaert

Awards & Festivals

European Film Awards

2016 | Nominee: European Documentary

Zurich Film Festival

2016 | Special Mention: International Documentary Film

Amsterdam International Documentary Film Festival

2015 | Special Jury Award (IDFA Competition for Dutch Documentary)

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