The Boy Who Stopped Talking

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De Jongen Die niet meer Praatte
The Boy Who Stopped Talking.jpg
Directed by Ben Sombogaart
Written by Lou Brouwers
Release date
October 10, 1996
Running time
108 minutes
Country Netherlands
Language Dutch, Kurdish

The Boy Who Stopped Talking or De Jongen Die niet meer Praatte is a 1996 Dutch film directed by Ben Sombogaart.



Memo is a 9-year old Kurdish boy. He lives in Eastern Turkey together with his little sister and mother. He is very happy there. His father works in the Netherlands. In the area where Memo lives, war is on the horizon. His father decides to bring his family to the Netherlands. Memo doesn't want to, but nobody asked him anything. From then on, he decides not to talk anymore.

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