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Tsatsiki is excited about spending the summer holidays at his father’s place in an idyllic town on Crete. When the holidays finally begin and Tsatsiki reaches his destination, he realizes nothing is as it used to be. Hotels and restaurants are empty, and his father’s olive business has been hit by the financial crisis as well. But Tsatsiki’s mom has taught him never to give up, so he takes matters into his own hands and embarks on a rescue mission with his brave and funny friend Alva. His summer vacation turns into an adventurous journey filled with friendship and love. This is the third film in a series based on popular books about the adventures of Tsatsiki from Stockholm. The first film, made in 1999, won the Silver Bear at Berlinale and became a box office hit.
Born in Potsdam, Germany, in 1978, she grew up in London. Before studying film at the Stockholm Academy, she worked as a film editor and camerawoman. Tsatsiki, Dad and the Olive War is her third feature film.