Scars

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Suzanne is a donor child. When she is little, her mother already makes it clear that she doesn't have a father and is conceived in a test tube. The little girl has no idea what that means. Suzanne's mother is an alcoholic who makes a living in the local nightlife. In no uncertain terms the young girl is repeatedly made to understand that she is a burden to her mother. Suzanne grows up a latchkey kid with a lot of responsibilities, uncertainties and fears. Her only confidant is her grandfather. At the age of eighteen, the subject "father" is still a hot item for Suzanne and considered a taboo by her mother. Suzanne is very much aware of the fact, that her mother has multiple and wide-ranging variations on the subject of how she was conceived. Eventually, in an emotional talk with her grandfather, the old man unravels bit by bit the truth about the identity of Suzanne's father. Suzanne is so angry with her mother that she leaves the house after a huge row, embarking on a journey to find...A movie by Martin Beek based on true events. Scars has been awarded with 'Best Feature' and 'Platinum' awards at the West-Virginia and Oregon international filmfestivals.