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by Ineke Houtman


Grace wants to find out everything about her roots and her dark Surinam father, whom she never knew. But nobody wants to tell her anything. Grandpa is the only person who can help, but his memory gets worse every day. Grace tries to do everything she can to bring back his memory and keep him out of the retirement home his family wants to put him in. When they finally decide to travel to Surinam together, they discover that the family has blocked grandpa´s bank account, so Grace and grandpa decide to rob the bank.

international title: My Grandpa, the Bankrobber
original title: Mijn opa de bankrover
country: Netherlands
year: 2011
genre: fiction
directed by: Ineke Houtman
film run: 90'
release date: NL 09/02/2011
screenplay: Sjoerd Kuyper
cast: Zoe van der Kust, Michiel Romeijn, Waldemar Torenstra, Tanja Jess, Loes Haverkort
cinematography by: Theo Bierkens
film editing: Michiel Reichwein
art director: Vincent de Pater
costumes designer: Monica Petit
producer: Leontine Petit, Joost de Vries
production: Lemming Film
backing: Netherlands Film Fund, CoBO Fonds, Suppletiefonds, Media Fonds, VPRO, Eurimages, MEDIA Programme
distributor: A-Film Distribution
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