Father and Daughter (film)
|Father and daughter|
|Directed by||Michaël Dudok de Wit|
|Produced by||Claire Jennings
|Written by||Michaël Dudok de Wit|
|Music by||Normand Roger
Denis L. Chartrand
|Running time||8:30 minutes|
The film also received over 20 awards and 1 nomination and is considered the most successful in the series of works by Michaël. It was also included in the Animation Show of Shows.
A Father says goodbye to his young daughter and leaves. As the wide Dutch landscapes live through their seasons so the girl lives through hers. She becomes a young woman, has a family and in time she becomes old, yet within her there is always a deep longing for her father.
The story can be seen as a metaphor, The father leaving on a boat signifies his death and the images of the daughter watching for him to come back is signifying her always thinking about him throughout her life. Towards the end when the now elderly daughter begins to travel through the overgrown, dried up riverbed is supposed to explain that she has died and is now travelling in the afterlife to see her father once again.
- Father and Daughter at the Internet Movie Database
- Father and Daughter at allmovie
- Father and Daughter at Keyframe - the Animation Resource (includes reviews of the film)
- See Father and Daughter on YouTube
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