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The Boy who Stopped Talking

Genre: Family Collection
Original Title: De jongen die niet meer praatte
Year: 1996
Original Version: Dutch
Duration: 103’/5 x 25′
Subtitled in: English
Dubbed in: Spanish

The Boy who Stopped Talking

Memo, a nine-year-old boy has to move from eastern Turkey to live with his father in the Netherlands. In protest, he decides to stop talking, until the moment when his father’s life is in danger. A warm and moving family film about immigration and friendship.

Director: Ben Sombogaart
Writer: Lou Brouwers
Cast: Erçan Orhan, Louis Ates, Brader Musiki, Lava Suleyman
Producer: Burny Bos
Director of photography: Piotr Kukla
Editor: Herman P. Koerts
Music: Nizamettin Ariç