Poor Kids
2017 - Michiel Dhont


Title: Poor Kids
Year: 2017
Premiere: 13 Oct 2017
Original language: Dutch


Twenty-year-old Max is the son of a sailor and lives in a boarding school for children of seamen and immigrants. During the holiday, when most of the children go back home, he stays there with a small group of fellow students. Together they try to bend the rules but, on the other hand, also try to create a home together.


2017: Special Mention Jury Award - Film Fest Gent (BE); Best Flemish Debut - International Short Film Festival Leuven (BE); VAF Wildcard Fiction (BE)


Director Michiel Dhont
Producers Charlotte Lybaert , KASK School of Arts , Jessie Lombaert
Writer Michiel Dhont
Photography:Laurens Degeyter
Editing:David Verdurme
Cast:Tijmen Govaerts, Aiko Vanparys, Felix Meyer
Art director:Silke De Rycke
Costume:Mathilde De Wit
Sound:Sven Dehandschutter

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