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The Zigzag Kid by Vincent Bal
Zigzag Kid, The

Zigzag Kid, The

When Nono (13) meets master-burglar Felix the boy discovers the history of his father and his mother, and much about himself.

Nono wants to be like his father (the best police inspector in the world) but he’s constantly getting into trouble. Two days before his Bar Mitzvah, he is sent away to his uncle, who is supposed to get him back on track. However, during the train-ride Nono gets one last chance to prove himself. Together with master-burglar Felix Glick, he enters a world of disguises, chases, French chansons - and Zohara, a mysterious woman whose secrets will change Nono’s life forever.

90’ / 35mm / colour

Genre: family
Original title: NONO, HET ZIGZAG KIND
Prod: BosBros, N279 Entertainment
Co-prod: Prime Time (BE) 
Sc: Vincent Bal   
D.O.P.: Walther Vanden Ende
Completed: August 2012  
Language: Dutch/English/French
Cast: Thomas Simon, Fedja van Huêt (LOFT, BUDDENBROOKS), Isabella Rossellini (SOLITUDE OF PRIME NUMBERS, LATE BLOOMERS), Burghart Klaussner (THE WHITE RIBBON, MEDIATOR).

Festivals a.o:
TIFF Kids Toronto
Seattle Children´s Film Festival
Busan International Kids Film Fest
Halifax Atlantic Film Festival for Youth - Viewfinders
Berlin International Film Festival
Kristiansand International Children’s Film Festival
Montreal Childrens Film Festival
Ale Kino! - Poznañ International Young Audience Film Festival
Sevilla European Film Festival
London Film Festival - BFI
Zürich Film Festival

Vincent Bal:
a.o. KIKA & BOB (2008, TV series), MINOES (2001, feature) Awards: a.o. Golden Calf Best Film Netherlands FF, Children's Jury Prize Best International Live-Action Feature Chicago Int. Children's FF, CIFEJ Prize Int. Children's FF Montreal, MAN OF STEEL (1999, feature) Awards: a.o. Bronze Griffin Giffoni FF, THE BLOODY OLIVE (1997,short) Awards: a.o. Prix Canal Plus Festival Clermont-Ferrand, Forum Award Int. Short FF Oberhausen, JOLI MÔME (1997, short), TOUR DE FRANCE (1995, short).

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Sales: Attraction Distribution
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Press Releases
06-05-2013  The Zigzag Kid wins EFA Young Audience Award
20-03-2013  The Zigzag Kid nominated for EFA Young Audience Award

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