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King's Day

Project information

Talent Joram Willink
Role of participant Producer
Director Steven Wouterlood
Producer Joram Willink, Piet-Harm Sterk
Screenwriter Steven Wouterlood, Maarten van Voornveld
Status finished

Production details

Running time 25 min
Genre Children's Film
Year of production 2015
Country of Production Netherlands
Production Companies
Website http://bindfilm.com/projects/koningsdag-3/

still / picture for Koningsdag
still / picture for Koningsdag
still / picture for Koningsdag


The 11-year-old Younes is selling his father’s car parts at a lively street market. The day starts out festive, but when the young folk singer Kelvin and his menacing father arrive, the atmosphere deteriorates fast. A silent struggle develops between Younes and Kelvin, one that is not only waged between the boys, but also between their dominant fathers. As the day progresses in this park in Amsterdam, the two boys discover that even though they once seemed so different, their situations are actually the same.

Participation in international festivals / awards

Winner TIFF kids jury award 2016
Winner jury award Chicago Int Children Film fest
Winner of best short film Ajyal Youth Film Festival in Qatar, (Doha Film Institute),
Winner Olypmia Int. Film Festival, Greece.
An opening film of Cinekid 2015
official competition International Emmy® Kids Award 2017