Totem

Director: Sander Burger

Writer: Bastiaan Tichler, Sander Burger

(Co-)producers: Volya Films (NL), Tarantula (LU), Leitwolf (GE), Periscoop Film (NL), Dutch Features (NL)

Release Date:

Partners: The Netherlands Film Fund, The Netherlands Film Production Incentive, Film Fund Luxembourg, Eurimages, CoBO, MOIN Filmförderung Hamburg Schleswig-Holstein, MDM Children's film co-development Fund, Creative Europe Programme - MEDIA of the European Union

Length: 90 minutes

Genre: Family Film

Ama, the daughter of two Senegalese asylum seekers who have to return to their country, feels completely Dutch. When her mother and brother are arrested, Ama has to go and look for her father in Rotterdam. During this exciting journey her totem animal reveals itself: an enormous porcupine.

Cast
Amani-Jean Philippe
Ole van Hoogdalem
Lies Visschedijk
Emmanuel Ohene Boafo
Céline Camara
Kenneth Herdigein
Iliass Ojja
Bas Keijzer

Crew
DoP: Sal Kroonenberg
Production designer: Diana van de Vossenberg
Sound recordist: Christoph Köpf
Costume designer: Manon Blom
Make-up & hair: Katja Reinert
Editor: Manuel Rombley
Composer: Amaury Laurent Bernier
Sound designer: Jan Schermer

Distributor Benelux: Periscoop Film
Sales agent: Dutch Features

With the support of
The Netherlands Film Fund – The Netherlands Film Production Incentive – Film Fund Luxembourg – Eurimages – CoBO – MOIN Filmförderung Hamburg Schleswig-Holstein – MDM Children’s film co-development Fund – Creative Europe Programme – MEDIA of the European Union