Promise of Pisa

drama 105'' 2019


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A talented Moroccan boy from the hood must learn to survive at an elite music academy in Amsterdam’s affluent South, while his brother is in prison.

Moroccan Sam is admitted to the prestigious Amsterdam Music Academy on the day that his older brother Mo is arrested by the police. At the posh school he is on his own, feeling utterly out of place. But his instructor pushes him to achieve greatness and he falls in love with the beautiful Annelies, all the time trying to get his brother out of prison. To find his own voice, however, Sam must first learn to listen to himself…

Production Status CompletedDuration 105''Genre dramaProduction Year 2019Director  Norbert ter HallScript Writer Robert Alberdingk ThijmBased on De Belofte van Pisa by Mano BouzamourCast Shahine El-Hamus, Yorick van Wageningen (THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO, PAPILLON), Olivia Lonsdale (SILK ROAD, MONK, PRINCE).Producer  All Yours Film (NL) - Rolf Koot Co-production Companies Minds Meet (BE)Director of Photography Richard van Oosterhout