A thrilling love story about Ayoub (17) who has been crazy about Laura since he first saw her. The only problem is her engagement to the baddest boy in town. As he pursues the means to conquer her heart he runs into Kalpa, a self obsessed hustler. Through Kalpa's influence his world starts to fall apart and during the course of one hallucinatory night, Ayoub must become a man in order to save what is truly valuable to him.
78' / DCP / colour
Original title: PRINS
Dir: Sam de Jong
Prod: 100% Halal
Sc: Sam de Jong
D.O.P.: Paul Ozgur
Completed: January 2015
Cast: Ayoub Elasri, Sigrid ten Napel (SUMMER, EVEN COWBOYS GET TO CRY), Jorik Scholten, Elsie de Brau.
Berlin International Film Festival - Generation 14plus (Opening Film Generation) - Special Mention of the Youth Jury Generation 14plus
Istanbul International Film Festival
Galway Film Fleadh
Guanajuato International Film Festival
Sam de Jong:
First feature film.
a.o. MALAGUTI PHANTOM (2014, short), MARC JACOBS (2013, short), MAGNESIUM (2012, short) Awards: a.o. Best Student Film Hollyshorts FF, Audience Award Beijing Int. Student FF.