'My Extraordinary Summer with Tess' will charm children and parents alike. Ten-year-old Sam is terrified of death. As the youngest member of his family, he spends many sleepless nights worrying he'll be left all alone one day. Therefore, he decides he needs to prepare himself for the loneliness with a self-imposed solitude training during his family holiday in Terschelling. But plans change when he meets mysterious Tess; a local girl with problems of her own. The two spend the week together, bringing out the best in one another.
Creditsdirector: Steven Wouterlood
composer: Franziska Koch
producer: Piet-Ham Sterk
screenplay: Anna Woltz, Laura van Dijk
Editor: Christine Houbiers
Cinematography: Sal Kroonenberg
production company: BIND
More infodialogue: Dutch, German
subtitles: Dutch subt.
STEVEN WOUTERLOOD: Guido (2005, short), Samen alleen (2006, short), Los (2007, short), Het Meisje aan de Overkant (2013, short), Alles mag (2014, TV short), Koningsdag (2015, TV short), Superstar VR (2016, short), Alleen op de wereld (2016, TV series), Mijn bijzonder rare week met Tess (2019).