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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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Credited cast:
Sylvia Hoeks ... Tirza
Abbey Hoes ... Ibi
Johanna ter Steege ... Alma
Jeroen Spitzenberger ... Publisher
Nasrdin Dchar ... Choukri
Gijs Scholten van Aschat ... Jörgen
Kenneth Core ... Airport passenger (as Kenneth Coremans)
Michael Dube Michael Dube ... Minibus Driver
Naomi van Es Naomi van Es ... Tirza Hofmeester - 8 years old
Sello Motloung Sello Motloung ... Taxi Driver
Titia Hoogendoorn Titia Hoogendoorn ... Ester
Thembani Luzipho Thembani Luzipho ... Pick-up Truck Driver
Phumla Stamper Phumla Stamper ... Kaisa's mother
Keitumetse Matlabo Keitumetse Matlabo ... Kaisa
Pamele Dyan Pamele Dyan ... Chambermaid
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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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30 September 2010 (Netherlands) See more »

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Boring and confusing
17 May 2011 | by rightwingisevilSee 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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