Cobain

Cobain loves his mother Mia unconditionally, although she was never able to take care of him. When Mia gets pregnant again, Cobain faces a momentous dilemma.

 

Cast

Bas Keizer, Naomi Velissariou, Wim Opbrouck, Dana Marineci, Cosmina Stratan

Credits

DirectorNanouk Leopold
ScreenplayStienette Bosklopper
ProducerStienette Bosklopper & Lisette Kelder - Circe Films
Co-producersA Private View (Belgium)
Coin Film (Germany)
The Film Kitchen (the Netherlands)
VPRO Television (the Netherlands)
Director of photographyFrank van den Eeden
Production DesignElsje de Bruijn
EditorKatharina Wartena
MusicHarry de Wit
Sound designAndreas Hildebrandt
Costume designManon Blom
CastingLeonie Luttik
Janusz Gosschalk
Anne Chris de Veer
Line producerBen Bouwmeester
Executive producerCorinna Daestner

Supported by

The film is supported by the Netherlands Film Fund, Eurimages, the Co-production Fund for Domestic Broadcasting (CoBO), Netherlands Film Production Incentive, VPRO Television, Abraham Tuschinski Fund, VAF, Casa Kafka Pictures Movie Tax Shelter, Film- und Medienstiftung NRW, WDR and Creative Europe MEDIA.

Release & Festivals

World premiere at Generation – Berlinale 2018
Released in the Netherlands on 5 April 2018
World sales: Beta Cinema
Distributor Benelux: Cinemien
Distributor Germany: W-Film

Festival selection:
Berlin International Film Festival 2018 – Generation 14plus, Lecce European Film Festival 2018 – Golden Olive Tree Competition, Jeonju International Film Festival 2018 – World Cinemascape

Awards:
Best Screenplay – Lecce European Film Festival 2018, Best Film – Crossing Europe Film Festival Linz 2018

Technical Features

Dutch, 94 mins, DCP, color