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A young family travels to the countryside of Groningen for a holiday. The trip is meant to bring both parents and daughter closer together, but when Alexander spirals into a web of his own imaginations, he is left with only one way out of the mess he has created.

Chasing the Sun at film festivals

In the previous year, Chasing the Sun was screened at several film festivals around the globe. We would like to thank all festival visitors and organizers for viewing and screening our film!

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Alexander

Alexander is a young father who makes a living in marketing. His job requires him to make long days and he often works overtime, thats why the relationship with his daughter Ivy has detriorated. They don’t often talk. Besides that, Alexander is a creative person who likes to draw and photograph birds.

Sjors Wijlhuizen

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Emily

Emily is Alexander’s girlfriend. She worries about the fact Alexander has to work so much, and on top of that is not happy with the problematic relationship between her boyfriend and their daughter. She tries to reconnect the family and has therefore rented a bungalow in Groningen.

Marloes ten Kate

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Ivy

Ivy is Alexander and Emily’s only daughter. She is cheerful, active but also curious. Ivy has a good relationship with her mother. Even though she picks up on some of the signs that her parents relationship might have some problems, she still does her own thing and hopes it will get better someday.

Maud Swinkels

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Andrew van der Ven

Director, writer

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Didi Spaans

Producer

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Elmar ten Kate

Cinematographer

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Alexander
Emily
Ivy
House owner
Alexander’s Mother

Sjors Wijlhuizen
Marloes ten Kate
Maud Swinkels
Frank Odijk
Corrie van Niel-Wilderink

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Executive producer
Producers

Tjeerd Nijhof
Yorick Sedee
Frank van Es and Walter Buisman
Tim van der Ven
Didi Spaans, Andrew van der Ven and Paul de Raadt

Cast
Alexander: Sjors Wijlhuizen
Emily: Marloes ten Kate
Ivy: Maud Swinkels
House owner: Frank Odijk
Alexander’s mother: Corrie van Niel-Wilderink

Crew
Music: Tjeerd Nijhof
Sound design: Yorick Sedee
Sound: Frank van Es en Walter Buisman
Executive producer: Tim van der Ven
Producers: Didi Spaans, Andrew van der Ven en Paul de Raadt

Sunny Juliette

In the spring of 1979, a banker has been abducted. A group of anonymous criminals have requested a ransom in return for his release. But shortly after the sum is paid, both the banker and his abductors mysteriously vanish into thin air. The police soon deem the case unsolvable, until it is retrieved by a young television journalist over 45 years later.
Chasing the Sun is Sunny Juliette’s premovie.

Sunny Juliette
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