Forced into early retirement, a single father sets out to find his teenage daughter when she and her boyfriend go missing on holiday in Namibia.
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Tirza
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Ibi
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Alma
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Jörgen
Jeroen Spitzenberger ...
Publisher
Nasrdin Dchar ...
Choukri
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Airport passenger
Michael Dube ...
Minibus Driver
Keitumetse Matlabo ...
Kaisa
Sello Motloung ...
Taxi Driver
Naomi van Es ...
Tirza Hofmeester - 8 years old
Hawala Heinrich ...
Thüringer Hof Hotel - Receptionist
Thembani Luzipho ...
Pick-up Truck Driver
Elisabeth Ross ...
Waitress pool café
Titia Hoogendoorn ...
Ester
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Jörgen's world is crumbling. Forced into early retirement and harassed by his ex-wife, the only part of his life which makes sense - his beloved daughter Tirza - is shattered when she disappears on holiday in Namibia. After weeks of terrifying uncertainty, Jörgen goes searching for her, but the heat, his drinking and bad memories combine to unhinge him. His only ally is a child prostitute called Kaisa. Together they journey into the wilderness on Tirza's trail to discover her fate. Written by Holland Film

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Boring and confusing
17 May 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

A movie mixed with the past and the present, the regret, the loss, the father and the prodigal daughter, the constant flashbacks and the confusing mix ups. How could it be possible that this father's cell phone could still get connection no matter where he traveled in the remote and deserted wildness of Africa? Give me a break. His intervene of the hyena and the seal on the beach was what? A symbol of his meddling of his daughter's love affair. This guy was a loser, a confusing low moral guy who actually just used the excuse of finding his estranged daughter in order to get over the shames and the losses of his own life, his obsession of his talented daughter, somewhat an overwhelmed incest father-daughter complex. This is a very boring movie that I didn't find any depth in anything.


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