Bigman

Strijder

Director: Camiel Schouwenaar
Country: Netherlands

2022 | 90 min. | Dutch
Synchronization in German
FSK 6

Cast_ Maik Cillekens, Anouar Kasmi, Kailani Busker, Mohamed Tijani, Martijn Fischer Screenplay_ Job Tichelman, Camiel Schouwenaar Camera_ Marc De Meijer Producer_ Reinier Selen, Rinskje Raap, Marcel Lenz, Guido Schwab Copyright_ Ostlicht Filmproduktion

Just wait, I’ll show you all! In this coming-of-age film, a stubborn 13-year-old refuses to give up his dreams of soccer – despite injury, setbacks and the misgivings of others.

Dylan, jersey number ten, is the king of the soccer field. A playmaker, ambitious and self-confident – this boy lives for soccer. He dreams of one day becoming a professional. But then: counter-attack, kick, false step. When an accident turns Dylan’s life upside down, he can’t come to terms with his new daily routine. Give up the dream of playing? Never! The boy with the bright ginger hair does everything he can to get back on the field – even freestyle football star Soufiane Touzani is left impressed. This is a story about not letting yourself be defeated, featuring excellent young actors and rousingly choreographed soccer scenes.

Director

After graduating from the Netherlands Film Academy, Camiel Schouwenaar (born 1970) wrote and directed television series for children and young people. His animated film ›Polska Warrior‹ (2017) earned him the Prix Jeunesse UNESCO and the Golden Calf at the Netherlands Film Festival.

Screenings

  • Friday 18.11.202210:00HeidelbergHDKarlstorkino Süd
  • Saturday 19.11.202215:30MannheimMAStadthaus
  • Monday 21.11.202210:00MannheimMAStadthaus