Osla Thomason, mother
Osla is living and working in Minneapolis, MN. She is a native of Australia and also lived in Costa Rica. She moved to Minnesota in 1998. She is an artist, printmaker and an arts administrator. She is the mother of five. Her oldest is living in Australia and is not part of the movie. In her words, "bought a new house, painted it inside and out, and works at an art college. She continues to paint, sew, and charm the town with her fabulous fashion sense and her sassy shoe collection".
Nathaniel Kuster, stepfather
During the filming, Nathaniel was a teacher a the Minneapolis Public Schools and was finishing his PHD in Policy Studises and the U of MN. He had been the stepfather of the children since 1992. (Spolier alert!) He is currently living and working in Bolivia. He has remarried and now has a newborn son. He declined to add any more info for this bio.
Chanel Tattenbach, daughter
At the start of filming, Chanel was just a couple of months from graduating from Soutwest High. After H.S., she attended a film class in Brighton England and took classes at the Minneapolis College of Art & Design. Chanel continues to live and work in Minnesota. She is close to a degree in film and sound recording. She DJ's web radio, is a VJ and aspires to be the next Magnum P.I.
Wolfgang Tattenbach, son
Wolfgang was 17 when the filming began. He was in junior at Watershed academy. He has finished school, manages a hip hop band, is a gifted faux finisher and occasionally acts in local films. He currently resides in Minnesota.
Tabitha Tattenbach, daughter
Tabitha was a softmore at Watershed Academy when the filming began and graduated a year after filming ended. Tabitha decided to move back to Australia and live with her oldest sister (not in the film) and has decided to take over the world, one person at a time. She plans to go to Costa Rica to save the turtles, but until then she is persuading people to use earth friendly products, to take four minute showers and to ride bikes.
Johann Tattenbach, son
Johann was in eight grade at Second Foundation when the filming began. He has since gone onto High School but after awhile he decided school wasn't for him. He is working towards testing out with his GED and then He’s off to Australia soon to become an apprentice chef.