When Sam (18) regains consciousness in the middle of a crowded subway, he does not know how he got there, where he came from or what his name is. He frantically searches for his identity, desperately examining the contents of his backpack. Little by little he begins to realize that his life is in great danger...
87' / DCP / colour
Genre: teen thriller
Original title: BOY 7
Dir: Lourens Blok
Prod: Lemming Film (NL)
Co-prod: Proton Film (HU), A Private View (BE)
Sc: Marco van Geffen, Philip Delmaar, based on the book by Mirjam Mous
D.O.P.: Jasper Wolf
Completed: November 2014
Cast: Matthijs van de Sande Bakhuyzen (DUSK), Ella-June Henrard (LOVE IS THE WORD), Tygo Gernandt (RECKLESS), Halina Reijn (GIFT FROM THE HEART).
Festivals and awards a.o:
Boston SciFi Film Festival - Best Cinematography Award
TIFF Next Wave (Toronto)
Youth Film Festival (Antwerp, Bruges, Belgium)
Kristiansand International Children's Film Festival
a.o. SUNNY SIDE UP (2014, FEATURE), FRESHERS (2014, feature), A CHRISTMOOSE STORY (2013, feature), STAY! (2011, feature) Awards: Amnesty Int. Award Giffoni FF, Best Children's Film Hamburg FF, Don Quijote Award LUCAS Int. Children's FF, THE SEVEN OF DARAN (2008, feature) Awards: Best Feature Sprockets IFF Toronto, Best Feature Cairo IFF, LOVE, DEATH AND AIR GUITAR (2006, short).