Overwhelmed by her father’s sudden disability, Esra becomes entangled in a web of lies. Only once the emotions smouldering inside the nine-year-old finally rush to the surface, can she begin coming to terms with her new reality.
Directed by: Luca Meisters | Screenwriter: Nena van Driel | Producers: Nicky Onstenk & Marc Bary, IJswater Films 
DOP: Roy van Egmon | Edit: Tessel Flora de Vries | Music: Annelotte Coster | Sound Design: Coen Bruins
Production Design: Jakobien Veling & Ziggy Zwart | Costume: Judith van den Berg | Hair & make-up: Sara Schoon
Sound: Tim Marsman | Colorist: Peters Bernaers | Festival Distribution: Kapitein Kort

Festival selections
Berlinale Generation 2023, K-Plus Short Film Competition, Germany, world premiere
BUFF Malmö 2023, Short Film Competition, Sweden, nominated
Go Short - International Filmfestival Nijmegen 2023, Dutch competition, the Netherlands
International Filmfestival Uruguay 2023, Short competition for children, Uruguay, special mention
Busan International Short Filmfestival 2023, International Competition, Korea
IndieLisboa IFF 2023, IndieJunior section, Portugal
International Short Filmfestival Oberhausen 2023, Children's & Youth film competition, Germany
Mo & Friese Filmfestival Hamburg 2023, Children's film competition, Germany
Vers Awards 2023, The Netherlands

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