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Kauwboy (2012)

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A young boy and his father have a difficult relationship, but are trying to reach each other. They need a catalyst to make that happen.

Director:

Boudewijn Koole
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14 wins & 5 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview:
Rick Lens ... Jojo
Loek Peters ... Ronald
Cahit Ölmez Cahit Ölmez ... Deniz
Susan Radder ... Yenthe
Ricky Koole ... July
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Storyline

Jojo, a lively 10-year-old with a difficult home life marked by a volatile father & an absent mother, finds solace in an abandoned baby jackdaw. Through the special friendship he builds with the bird, the wall between him & his father will be brought down. Written by Flounder

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Genres:

Drama

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Country:

Netherlands

Language:

Dutch

Release Date:

18 April 2012 (Netherlands) See more »

Also Known As:

Aprendiendo a volar: Kauwboy See more »

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Dolby | Dolby Digital

Color:

Color
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Trivia

The official submission of the Netherlands to the Best Foreign Language Film of the 85th Academy Awards 2013. See more »

Goofs

After the long run in the opening scene, upon reaching the overpass Jojo isn't the least bit out of breath. See more »

Connections

Featured in A Story of Children and Film (2013) See more »

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You Are The One
Performed by Ricky Koole
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An original, well received movie
23 August 2015 | by griz-259-175100See all my reviews

In an era when many movies are just re-hashes of other movies this little production distinguishes itself. Very watchable. Touching. Engaging. Real. Anyone who has known loss way too soon in life will identify. The lead actor has real talent. You quickly forget you're watching an actor, so natural is his performance. And the directing distinguishes itself as well. It's said never work with animals or children, or animal-like children (hey, he growls and bites!). But the performance coaxed out of this young talent is notable. And I can't imagine working with a bird was any easier. Kudos all around And please do watch it until the very end for a very special scene.


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