CGiiilogo

Latest Shorts...

  • Team of Two (A)
  • I'll Cry Tomorrow
  • Thine Own Self
  • Days of Rage
  • Darling
  • Conversion Therapist
  • Curtains
  • Bubble
  • Bored
  • Bob & Dale
  • Black Hat
  • Adeline, the Great
  • Acting Straight
  • Gay as in Happy: A Queer Anti-Tragedy
  • Lionhood
  • Control
  • Desert
  • Arabian Alien
  • Bla Bla Land
  • Birds of a Feather
  • Alone out Here
  • Goodbye Yellow Brick Road
  • Surfer's Paradise
  • Sun Shines at Night (The)
  • Sweet of Your Tongue
  • Sweet Steel
  • Welcome Back, Lenny
  • Xiao Xian
  • Your Heart is Homeless
  • Touchscreen
  • Chrysalis
  • Outside the Box
  • Memoirs of a Geeza
  • Wonderkid
  • Male Gaze: Hide and Seek (The)
  • American Boys (The)
  • Italian Boys (The)
  • Latin Boys: Volume 2 (The)
  • Male Gaze: The Boy is Mine (The)
  • My Neighbor, Miguel

Buddy

Country: The Netherlands, Language: Dutch, 11 mins

  • Director: Niels Bourgonje
  • Writer: Niels Bourgonje; Edwin Goldman
  • Producer: Edwin Goldman

CGiii Comment

Truly, this is a masterclass in subtlety and expression...

The care is staring you in the face...the selfishness is brutal.

Directed with an elegant finesse, played to heart-breaking perfection.


Watch...

BUDDY from Niels Bourgonje on Vimeo.

The(ir) Blurb...

A young man agrees to support his ex lover during an HIV test. Not having seen each other for awhile, they are forced to sit together in the waiting room of an STD clinic. What starts out as an awkward conversation, soon becomes something more tender. Is there still hope for reconciliation?

Cast & Characters

Daniel Cornelissen as Jeroen;
Tobias Nierop as Chris;
Mark Ram as Doctor;
Lulu Veen