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A Family Affair (2015)

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On his 30th birthday, Tom Fassaert receives a mysterious invitation from his 95-year-old grandmother Marianne to come visit her in South Africa. At that time, the only thing he knows about ... See full summary »

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On his 30th birthday, Tom Fassaert receives a mysterious invitation from his 95-year-old grandmother Marianne to come visit her in South Africa. At that time, the only thing he knows about her are the myths and predominantly negative stories his father told him. She was a femme fatale who went through countless men, a famous model in the 1950s, and a mother that put her two sons into a children's home. Fassaert decides to accept her invitation. But when his grandmother makes an unexpected confession, his venture becomes much more complicated than he could ever have imagined.

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Dutch | English

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19 September 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Családi dolog See more »

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South Africa

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€400,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

€22,555 (Netherlands), 22 November 2015, Limited Release
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I know this family...
25 August 2018 | by tula-95151See all my reviews

It's hard for me to grasp the other viewers reviews, no one got it. This is what being on the autism spectrum looks like. Autism, folks.


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