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KAUWBOY

by Boudewijn Koole

synopsis

Jojo (10) lives with his father, whom he adores, even though he can be sometimes difficult and aggressive. One day Jojo finds a jackdaw that he names Jack, and decides to take care of it even though his father disapproves. When his father finds out that Jojo has lied to him they have a huge argument and Jack flies away. Jojo is sad and runs away too, but in the end it is not Jack who comforts Jojo, but his father.

international title: Kauwboy
original title: Kauwboy
country: Netherlands
sales agent: Delphis Films/Montreal
year: 2012
genre: fiction
directed by: Boudewijn Koole
film run: 87'
release date: NL 18/04/2012, BE 24/10/2012, FR 21/11/2012, LU 21/11/2012, SE 27/03/2013
screenplay: Jolein Laarman, Boudewijn Koole
cast: Rick Lens, Loek Peters, Cahit Olmez, Susan Radder
cinematography by: Daniël Bouquet
film editing: Gys Zevenbergen
art director: Jorien Sont
costumes designer: Heleen Heintjes
production: Waterland Film
backing: Nederlands Fonds voor de Film
distributor: Benelux film Distributors Netherlands (BFD), Les Films du Préau, Folkets Bio