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High Flyer

Netherlands, 1990 (MIFF 1991, Children's Film Festival)

Director: Erik de Goederen

It's Emiel's 10th birthday. He doesn't feel like celebrating, so he hides away in his tree house. His parents try to persuade him to come down but the situation escapes them..

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