Urban Quint, a Swiss orphan who was abandoned during WWII and relocated to the United States, struggles to reclaim a connection to his origins. He and his estranged son are forced into an unlikely alliance in order to confront the mystery that haunts their family.
Kindsvater is the true story of a Swiss orphan born in 1942 returning to Switzerland 67 years later on a journey with his son to uncover their roots. This feature-length documentary transports the audience on a remarkable journey into an American family’s Swiss roots. The audience travels with a father and his son on a quest that will take them into the heart of Switzerland, through a 700-year-old castle, and into the family’s past. With candor, courage, and an offbeat point of view, the duo set out to unlock their family’s secret and in the process uncover more than they could have imagined.