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Whizz Kids (The)

Country: Germany, Language: German, 21 mins

Original Title

Freunde
  • Director: Jan Krüger; Oliver Schwabe
  • Writer: A.M. Homes; Jan Krüger
  • Producer: Almut Konig

CGiii Comment

When boys wrestle, when boys take baths together, when boys kiss...when boys are friends.

It's all perfectly normal.

And then, it can turn really ugly once a girl is involved.

A declaration of love or just a really sick kid?

Powerful stuff.


Trailer...

FREUNDE Ausschnitt from field recordings on Vimeo.

The(ir) Blurb...

Two sixteen year old boys, Marcos and Johannes, spend their days racing, wrestling, hanging out, watching videos and playing hide-and-seek at nights. A closeness develops between the two of them, which soon starts to become a calamity to their friendship.

Cast & Characters

Martin Kiefer as Johannes;
Marlon Kittel as Marco;
Rose Bender as Tanja;
Iris Minich;
Britta Jatzwauk;
Benno Gunther;
Nilgen;
Lukas Nilgen;
Ulrike Will