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Dutch filmmaker Alex Pitstra is 25 years old when he receives a letter from his Tunisian father, whom he hasn’t seen since his early childhood: the man wants to meet him. In the ten years that follow, Alex tries to build a relationship with his newfound family in Tunisia. He convinces his Swiss half sister Jasmin to do the same. In this fascinating family saga, Alex is facing not only the intercultural misunderstandings and failed expectations between him and his father, but also the relationship with his Dutch mother. What role should he play as a son of two cultures?

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Direction: Alex Pitstra

Original Title: Bezness as Usual

Original Languages: Arabic, Dutch, English, German

Subtitles: English

Film Production Country: Netherlands


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