My Happy Complicated Family
Director: Tessa Louise Pope
Country: The Netherlands
Year of production: 2017
Duration: 17 min
  • The right to privacy
  • Rights of Persons with Disabilities
  • Children's rights
  • Activists / NGOs
  • Teachers
  • Students
  • Pupils
This short, funny youth documentary revolves around three young girls of different age. They all have one thing in common: an exceptional family construction. And, naturally, an extended family comes with its own challenges… The girls introduce their families, and share their admiration and feelings with their parents for the first time.
Tessa Louise Pope

Tessa Louise Pope was born in Amsterdam in 1988. She graduated as a Documentary Director at the Netherlands Film Academy. Tessa’s work is known for her analytical and humorous view of reality. Her films are an authentic view  of human stories. Her award‐winning graduation film The Origin of Trouble won the Wildcard Documentary Prize from the Netherlands Film Fund in 2016. Currently Tessa is working on several different projects; working on her next film, making commercials and directing a documentary series.



Selected: The Origin of Trouble (2016), My Happy Complicated Family (2017)

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