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by Willem van de Sande Bakhuyzen


As it is obvious that Els will die soon, her husband invites all the family to spend Christmas together. But this reunion in a chalet in the Tyrol quickly turns into a cruel criticism of the family myth.

international title: Family
original title: Familie
country: Netherlands
year: 2001
genre: fiction
directed by: Willem van de Sande Bakhuyzen
film run: 91'
release date: NL 13.12.01
screenplay: Sandra Beerends, Maria Goos
cast: Anneke Blok, Marisa Van Eyle, Mark Rietman, Bram van der Vlugt, Petra Laseur, Bart Klever
cinematography by: Remco Bakker
film editing: Wouter Jansen
art director: Harry Ammerlaan
costumes designer: Dorien de Jonge, Patricia Lim
music: Fons Merkies
producer: Hanneke Niens, Anton Smit
production: IDTV Film
distributor: C-Films, Cac Leisure (UK)