Saturday, May 23, 2009

Zoete Tomaat (Sweet Tomato) - shortfilm

YouTube - Zoete Tomaat (Sweet Tomato) - shortfilm

A shortfilm about the early memories of a Korean orphant, written and directed by Paul Rigter. Coproduced by KRO Youth and Motel Films. (KRO Kindertijd)


Aleksandra said...

Its a pitty I could not watch a video but you can make a link to Youtube and this film if you still want it to be seen.Greetings Sandra

dutchbaby said...

I was unable to watch the video from your post either - embedding was disabled - but I googled "youtube zoete tomaat" and it took right to the clip.

Very interesting film; the little boy was very cute. It was nice to hear Dutch again.

Mary-Laure said...

Oh children, they're always so expressive.

Renee said...

The video is bittersweet.

He has his parents and yet he has memories of his other parents.

I guess it is hard when you feel you don't look like your parents.

I remember buying Angelique and Nadalene ice cream at a store and a lady asking me if they were adopted. They aren't and I was so stunned that she would ask me. I was 'pardon me'. And I remember thinking what if they were? Why would someone ask that.

If I had a penny for everytime someone asked me that I would have at least 10 dollars.

Love Renee xoxoxo

Cecile/DreamCreateRepeat said...

It is amazing what people will ask about children. I had a daughter, and then a son and then was pregnant again.

A woman asked me why I was having another when I already had a son and a daughter. I told her it was because I wanted one of each (sort of a koan) and she got the weirdest confused look on her face. I just laughed!

Children are always precious and always complicated. this is a lovely look into what it might be like to be adopted but have early memories of the birth mother.

A Cuban In London said...

Thanks for the link and for the recommendation. I will look out for that film when it opens in Britain.

Greetings from London.

Susanna-Cole said...

Oh I'll have to watch this short film later, sounds good, thanks for sharing it with us! :)


José Luis said...

Thanks Yoli for posting this video.
I could find the clip with Spanish and Dutch subtitles here :

Greetings from Andalucía (Spain)

Elyse said...

After watching this video, I have decided that I must learn now. ;)