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THE FOSTER SON - still #1


World Premiere

Director: Ellen-Alinda Verhoeff

United States, 2004, 18 min

Shooting Format:Super 16

Festival Year:2005

Category:Narrative Short

Cast:Alex Rupp, Onni Johnson, Gerry Bamman

Crew:Producers: Gustavo Moraes, Carolina Freitas da Cunha, Ellen-Alinda Verhoeff - Screenwriter: Heather Zehring - Cinematographer: Milton Kam - Original Score: Marcelo Zarvos - Sound: Kurt Enger - Sound Design: Danny van Spreuwel - Production Design: Kristin Paquette - Casting: Judy Henderson

Sales:Ellen-Alinda Verhoeff, Nova Zemblastraat 594 1013 RP Amsterdam - The Netherlands - T: + 31194867793 - F: + 31194867793


A teenage runaway finds shelter with a warm, elderly couple. Slowly, he lets his guard down - but by then, it may already be too late.

About the director

Ellen-Alinda Verhoeff was born in the Netherlands. Her former short ABBIE DOWN EAST played in 50 film festivals worldwide; Berlin, Tehran, Toronto, New York ao. It qualified for the OSCAR Live Action Short three times and has won 20 international awards. Verhoeff is a graduate of the Dutch Film Academy in Amsterdam. In New York she recently graduated from Columbia University's Master Program in Film. She is currently working on her first feature Building Atlantis.


Cinematographer Milton Kam will be attending the screening.

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