After his mother’s death, the fifteen-year-old, rather restrained Sieger lives with his caring father and tough brother who are at constant odds with each other. With his best friend Stef, he trains with a new track and field team for the national relay championships. One of the team members is the intriguing and unpredictable Marc. Sieger is overwhelmed by a deep crush on his team member. When the infatuation turns out to be mutual, he gets wrapped up in a struggle he does not dare to talk about at home. A summery youth film about following your heart.

Credits

Director
Co-producer
Executive producer
Production Design
Sound Design

Title: Jongens
Year: 2014
Duration : 1 hour, 18 minutes
Category: Feature film
Edition: NFF 2014

RomantiekMaatschappij

Gouden Kalf winner

Beste Mannelijke Bijrol (2014)
Ton Kas

Gouden Kalf nominees

Beste Regie (2014)
Mischa Kamp
Beste Camera (2014)
Melle van Essen (NSC)
Beste Acteur (2014)
Gijs Blom

Other awards

Prijs v.d. Nederlandse Filmkritiek (2014)

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