Shadow Game is a journey along he dark sides of Europe, with teenage refugees as our guides. Partly captured by the main characters, using their cellphones.
They call it 'the game', but it is everything but a game: teenagers having fled their war-torn native country and trying to cross the European borders in search of a better life. They pass through a shadow world full of minefields, bears, fast-flowing rivers, smugglers and border patrols. En route, they quickly grow up. A perilous journey along the dark sides of Europe, with teenage refugees as our guides.


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Title: Shadow Game
Year: 2021
Duration : 1 hour, 31 minutes
Category: Long Documentary
Edition: NFF 2021

Gouden Kalf winner

Beste Lange Documentaire (2021)
Els van Driel
Beste Lange Documentaire (2021)
Eefje Blankevoort

Gouden Kalf nominees

Beste Camera (2021)
Ton Peters, NSC

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