Sven (18) and Gijs (18) are best friends. When the two boys find themselves in a fight after an evening out, Gijs ends up in a coma. Sven wrestles with guilt and the fear that he will lose his best friend for ever. When Gijs recovers from his coma, nothing is the same as before. 'Even Cowboys Get To Cry' (Cowboys Janken Ook) is a film about friendship, guilt and violence.