Scrap Wood War
At their annual summer building club ‘Camp Scrapwood’, best friends Ziggy (12) and Bas (12) find themselves on opposing sides for the first time in their lives.
At summer club, best friends Ziggy and Bas (12) are on opposing sides for the first time in their lives. Different secondary schools, different parental expectations and now falling in love with the same girl lead to all-out war between them. They begin to fight. Initially, tougher Bas fights hard, but soon has doubts about the row. Meanwhile, the gentle Ziggy gradually toughens up and becomes determined to win…
A family film about friendship, love, jealousy… and being a boy.
85’ / DCP / colour
Original title: BOUWDORP
Dir: Margien Rogaar
Prod: Pupkin Film (NL)
Co-prod: EO (NL)
Sc: Tijs van Marle
D.O.P.: Sal Kroonenberg
Completed: December 2013
Cast: Kees Nieuwerf, Julian Ras (NAUGHTY BENJAMIN), Maria Kraakman (GUERNSEY, MY QUEEN KARO), Roeland Fernhout (KICKS, PHILEINE SAYS SORRY).
Zlín International Film Festival for Children and Youth
LUCAS International Children's Film FEstival - ECFA Award Best European Film
a.o. BON VOYAGE (2010, feature), ABOUT FISH AND REVOLUTION (2008, short), SIGH (2007, short) Awards: Best Female Director Int. Shorts FF Mexico, MAYBE SWEDEN (2006, feature) Awards: Special Jury Recommendation FF Cologne, SCANDINAVIA (2005, short doc), AU CIGOGNE! (2004, tv film), MATZES (2004, short).
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