Cri de Coeur


'In my father's garden' is a poignant love story and a classic tragedy about two people who love one another with all their heart. A moving film about love, faith and choices.

The film tells the love story between Hans and Margje – sweethearts since childhood. Hans grows up in a strict religious environment. He runs away from home at a young age. After World War II, he starts a nursery garden. At first he and Margje enjoy a happy family but they also experience problems with keeping the business going. One day, Hans meets a man who talks to him about God and falls under the spell of a cult...

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  • Release
  • 2016
  • Format
  • Feature – 112 min
  • Director
  • Ben Sombogaart
  • Scenarist
  • Hugo Heinen
  • Cinematographer
  • Piotr Kukla
  • Production Design
  • Kurt Loyens
  • Producer
  • NL Film & TV B.V.
  • Co-producer
  • Jacqueline de Goeij
  • Zilvermeer Productions
  • Financers
  • Nederlands Filmfonds, September Film, KRO/NCRV, Screen Flanders, Mollywood