Dede - Mehmet met de gele laarzen ('Dede - Mehmet with the yellow boots')

Merel accidentally discovers a big family secret: her biological grandfather is Turkish. Against her mother's wishes, she goes looking for him. A light-footed youth drama in which women play the leading role, it starts as an encounter between two different cultures and develops into an exciting and unifying journey. Music by Baris Akardere.

Premiered at Cinekid Film Festival. Nominated for the Emmy Kids Awards and Children's Jury Award at Chicago International Children's Film Festival. Selected for Kids First (USA), Berlin Short Film Festival, Film Festival for Children and Youth “Kinolub" (Polen), Cannes Short Film Corner, Sarajevo Film Festival.The film ran in  cinema's in the Netherlands and was shown on national television (KRO/NCRV).

Ysa Dekker, Batuhan Mikail Eryigit, Oya Capelle-Karisman, Louis Schnepper, Nyncke Beekhuyzen

Director: Tamara Miranda
Producer: Germen Boelens
Co-producer: Bridget Baake
Executive producer: Germen Boelens
Scenario: Arzu Kökeng
Edit: Nikki Faberij de Jonge
Production Design: Joyce van Diepen
Sound Design: Eric van der Ven
Visual Effects: Eric Limburg
Music: Baris Akardere

Production company: Corrino Media Group
Distribution: Corrino Media Group, KRO-NCRV, NPO
Broadcaster: KRO-NCRV
Post production company: Filmmore

dede poster

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