COOL KIDS DON'T CRY

ACHTSTE GROEPERS HUILEN NIET

By Dennis BOTS

PHANTA BASTA! - as PROD

Family - Completed 2011

Akkie, a spirited girl, who loves soccer, is diagnosed with leukemia. It is through her love for a boy in her class, she is able to accept the inevitable outcome.

    • Year of production
    • 2011
    • Genres
    • Family, Drama
    • Countries
    • NETHERLANDS, BELGIUM
    • Languages
    • DUTCH
    • Budget
    • 1 - 3 M$
    • Duration
    • 95 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Dennis BOTS
    • Writer(s)
    • Karen VAN HOLST PELLEKAAN
    • Producer(s)
    • Harro VAN STAVERDEN (Bijker Film and TV), David BIJKER (Bijker Film and TV), Reinier SELEN (Rinkel Film), Martin DEWITTE (Living Stone)
    • Synopsis
    • Cool Kids don’t Cry” tells the story of Akkie, a spirited young girl, who loves soccer, even when her classmate, Joep, thinks soccer is not meant for girls. When Akkie is diagnosed with leukemia, Akkie remains optimistic. She even continues interfering with the school soccer tournament while she is lying in the hospital. When Akkie’s health deteriorates so much she is no longer able to participate in the tournament, Joep comes up with a really special plan.
    • Partners & financing
    • Dutch Film Works
      The Dutch Film Fund
      Flanders Audiovisual Fund
      CoBo fund
      EO (Zapp)
      Belgian Tax Shelter
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