Romy's Salon

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Members:$10.00 (no online fee)
Student:$8.00 (box office only)
Film Info
Original Title:Kapsalon Romy
Premiere Status:Minnesota Premiere
Festival Programs:Nextwave Global Features
Women & Film
Women Directors
Family Drama
Family Friendly
Release Year:2019
Runtime:90 min
Festivals & Awards:Best International Literary Adaptation for Children or Young Adults
Frankfurter Buchmesse Film Awards 2018
BFF Children’s Film Award
Kristiansand International Children’s Film Festival 2019
Special mention by Children's Jury and the Parent's Jury & the best film by the Jury of Art-House Ci
Cinema in Sneakers Film Festival 2019
Best Film by Professional Jury and by Children’s Jury
Tel Aviv International Children’s Film Festival 2019
Special Award – Gragnano Consortium Award (Elements 10+)
Giffoni Film Festival 2019
Nomination Film & Literature Award
Film by the Sea 2019
Kino Dzieci ECFA Award 2019 & Special Mention Creators Jury
Kids Kino International Film Festival 2019
Jury Award for Best Dutch Family Film
Cinekid 2019
2nd Prize by the Professional Jury for Best Live-Action Feature
Chicago International Children’s Film Festival 2019
Best Actress (Vita Heijmen)
China International Children’s Film Festival 2019
Best Foreign Film
China Golden Rooster & Hundred Flowers Film Festival 2019
Best Film
Cologne International Children's Film Festival – Cinepänz 2019
Golden Goat – Feature Film for Children
Ale Kino! International Children’s Film Festival 2019
ECFA Award
Ale Kino! International Children’s Film Festival 2019
Best Screenplay & Hellenic Parliament “Human Values” Award
Olympia International Film Festival for Children and Young People 2019
Best Feature Film by the Jury
International Children’s Film Festival Bangladesh 2020
Kids Jury Award & Kids’ Festival Favourite
Luxembourg City Film Festival 2020
Best Dramatic Feature
Taiwan International Children’s Film Festival 2020
Bronze Horse – Best Film in the category: age 11-19
Stockholm Film Festival Junior 2020
Zilveren Krulstaart – Best Screenplay
Netwerk Scenarioschrijvers 2020
Nominated Golden Calf for Best Film
Netherlands Film Festival 2020
Winner Golden Calf Best Screenplay
Best Director
Best Actress and Best Female Supporting Role
Netherlands Film Festival 2020
Best Film by the Children’s Jury
Riga International Film Festival 2020
Best Feature Fiction Film
Festival Inclús – Barcelona International Disability Film Festival 2020
Audience Choice Award
Kaliningrad International Film Festival 2021
Professional’s Jury Author Prize
Kaliningrad International Film Festival 2021
Teacher’s Jury Hero Prize
Kaliningrad International Film Festival 2021
Grand Prize Jury Award
Best Narrative Feature Film
Best Director Feature Film
Best Screenplay Feature Film
Best Cinematography Feature Film
Best Editing Feature Film
Best Actress Feature Film
Best Supporting Actress
Holidays365 International Film Festival 2021
Ex æquo prize for Best Feature Film
International Film Festival On Disability 2022
Print Source:BosBros
Director:Mischa Kamp
Executive Producer:Hanneke Bosman
Producer:Eefje Smulders
Cinematographer:Melle van Essen
Screenwriter:Tamara Bos
Editor:Sander Vos
Composer:Jacob Meijer
Alexander Reumers
Filmography:Vita Heijmen
Beppie Melissen
Noortje Herlaar
Guido Pollemans
George Tobal


Age 10+, family drama

When divorce disrupts her after school routine, ten-year-old Romy is stuck going to the hair salon to be cared for by Stine, her reluctant grandmother. Just as she is getting used to Stine’s idiosyncratic ways, Romy starts to observe slips in her behavior. Their dynamics forever change with the unmistakable signs of oncoming dementia. Romy realizes that she is going to have to take care of Stine and the salon, and not the other way around. For a time, they are each exactly what the other needs, until together Romy and Stine steal a chance to recover a fading memory. Young actress Vita Heijem is captivating as a girl discovering a new side of her grandmother. This award-winning family film from the Netherlands handles intergenerational relationships with tenderness, humor, and candor, illuminating the valuable connections between children and elders and the inescapable nature of Alzheimer’s disease.

Director Biography

Mischa Kamp

Born in 1970 in Rotterdam, Mischa Kamp studied at the New School for Information Services in Amsterdam and at the Nederlandse Film en Televisie Academie. She directed the feature films Winky’s Horse (2005), Where is Winky’s Horse? (2007), Tony 10 (2012), Sing Song (2017) and her most recent feature, Romy’s Salon (2019).