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Ballen

Country: The Netherlands, Language: Dutch, 11 mins

  • Director: Janne Schmidt
  • Writer: Paul Bontenbal
  • Producer: Niels Bourgonje; Janne Schmidt

CGiii Comment

This really is a special, wonderful film, let your tears flow...

Beautifully composed, brilliantly constructed...the contrast in characters is masterful.

Stunning.


Watch...

Ballen (English) from Janne Schmidt on Vimeo.

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The(ir) Blurb...

After being diagnosed with testicular cancer, 22-year-old student Teun has to move back in with his parents to undergo chemotherapy. His dorm mates have organized a farewell dinner and the evening starts of pleasantly, but soon enough emotions are running high. One of Teun's flatmates suggests a risky undertaking, to save the evening.

Cast & Characters

Bram Suyker as Teun;
Lowie van Oers as Lodewijk;
Jonas Smulders as Sjoerd;
Steven Joles as Stefan;
Joerie Widdershoven as Dirk Jan;
Margo Dames as Moeder;
Wim Bouwens as Vader