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Mike Says Goodbye!

OT: De Groeten van Mike!

Maria Peters // Netherlands, 2012
Fiction Feature // FF2013
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RECOMMENDED FROM AGE 9: After spending months in hospital, 10-year old Mike is finally supposed to be released, but his mother isn’t there to pick him up. The strict youth welfare officer Celia, known to Mike because of her curly hair as “the poodle”, wants to transfer him to a foster family until it’s established whether his mother can take care of him. Now Mike has to spend Christmas with a set of strangers, but is convinced that he can look after himself. He tries everything to convince the welfare office to let him go home. Screening on 01.10. in attendance of: Maria Peters (Director) Screening on 05.10. in attendance of: Maas Bronkhuyzen (Cast)


Maria Peters (*1958) studied at the Dutch Film Academy and is co-founder of the Shooting Star film company. As director and author, she has made various children's films and produced the winner of the 2012 Michel prize Stay!


De Groeten van Mike!

Fiction Feature





93 min

OV with English subtitles

Maria Peters

Mirjam Oomkes, Willemine van der Wiel

Maas Bronkhuyzen, Faas Wijn, Bracha van Doesburgh, Leona Philippo, Carine Crutzen

Dave Schram, Hans Pos, Maria Peters, Danielle Guirguis

Erwin Steen

Robin de Jong

Herman Witkam

Florian Legters

Shooting Star Filmcompany

Shooting Star Filmcompany

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