Penguins and Pastry

Family 8 x 25' Netherlands 2015


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Penguins and Pastry is an ode to love and imagination.

Eight-year-old Kadir wants to be a polar explorer when he grows up. He knows everything about penguins and has an indestructible perseverance. His father Umut is the best pastry chef in the world, but since the death of his wife Umut is miserable. Kadir pulls out all the stops to make him happy again. After father and son move to a village where nobody could care less about Umut’s delightful pastry, Kadir knows just what to do: everybody needs cake.

Production Status CompletedOriginal Title TaartDuration Episodes 8 x 25'Genre FamilyCountry of Origin NetherlandsProduction Year 2015Language Spoken DutchDirector Tallulah Schwab Script Writer Lineke van den Boezem Cast Harvey Elgood, Eefje Kruijtzer, Daniel Verbaan, Gürkan Kücüksentürk, Eric CortonProducer Iris Otten, Sander van Meurs, Pieter KuijpersProduction Company Pupkin Co-production Companies VPRO