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UNCLE EGG

SEARCHING FOR A DAD

PRESENTS

In development

Uncle Egg - Searching for a dad is in development. We are currently looking for co-Producers, sales agents and distributors.

For more information, please contact julia@fjordicfilm.com

Logline

A twelve-year-old boy from Norway sets out on a venturesome trip towards a scorching German summer together with his uncle, in search of finding his real father. It’s not going to be easy when he learns that there exists 25.000 men with the same name.

Writer and director: Torfinn Iversen

Genre: Family

Country: Norway, Sweden, Germany

Estimated length: 100 minutes

Estimated budget: 2 500 000 EUR

Production company development: Fjordic Film AS (NO)

 

Selected to the Cinekid Script Lab 2019/2020 (Amsterdam and Berlinale)

Selected to the Cinekid Junior Co-Production Market 2021

Script development financed by The Norwegian Film Institute, Filmfond Nord, Fond for lyd og bilde / Art Council Norway


 

Synopsis

When Hauk (12), who lives on an island far north in Norway, is once again presented to a new stepfather, he decides to find the answer to his greatest question; To find out who his real father is. Hauk is a result of his mother's New Years eve celebration almost thirteen years ago. The only thing she reveals to him is that his real father's name is Jörg Müller and lives in an unknown place in Germany. But when Hauk realizes that there are more than 25,000 men named Jörg Müller in Germany, things are getting complicated. Together with his uncle, Uncle Egg, he sets out on an incredible journey by train across the Swedish border, towards a scorching German summer, in search of his real father.

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