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J. Kessels

Director: Erik de Bruyn
In a big American clunker, writer Frans Thomése and his favourite protagonist J. Kessels undertake a road trip to Hamburg. Assigned by someone they do not know, they look for a sausage dealer, but the author is primarily interested in the promised reunion with the sexy girl that enchanted him in a distant past and gave him a youth trauma. In this dry-witted adaptation of P.F. Thomése’s cheerful picaresque novel, reality and fiction blend in an alienating way, set to a soundtrack of tear-jerking country music.
Title: J. Kessels
Year: 2015
Duration : 1 hour, 47 minutes
Category: Feature film
Edition: NFF 2015
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Gouden Kalf winner

Beste Production Design (2016)
Ben Zuydwijk

Gouden Kalf nominees

Beste Sound Design (2016)
Peter Warnier
Beste Camera (2016)
Danny Elsen (SBC)
Beste Acteur (2016)
Fedja van Huêt

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