Gossamer

Anton Kothuis Short film - 1980 - 50 min.

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Kothuis' adaptation of Gerard Reve's short story Lieve jongens. The film spans a day in the life of a boy (Alex van Warmerdam) whose war-time experiences make him obsessed by bombs flying over. To defend himself from his authoritarian and unsympathetic mother, he wears a pilot's uniform. One of the soldier games in the harbour brings him into contact with a boy and he finds out something about himself.

Credits

Director(s) Anton Kothuis
Script Guus Luyters
Production Company
Director of Photography
Peter de Bont
Editing
Sound on Set
Music
Cast
Production Country
Netherlands