Fight Girl (aka Bo)
Bo (12) is a kickboxing talent and wants to be the new Dutch champion. The divorce of her parents disturbs her plans. As Bo moves with her mother and brother to a suburb she discovers new things in herself and in life.
Festival Selection: Netherlands Film Festival (Utrecht, premiere) 2018, Cinekid Festival (Amsterdam) 2018, BUFF International Children’s and Young People’s Film Festival Malmö (Sweden) 2019, J.E.F. Festival (Belgium) 2019, Stockholm Film Festival Junior 2019, Eurocine: Festival de Cine Europe en Colombia 2019, Minneapolis St. Paul International Film Festival (USA) 2019, Kristiansand International Children’s Film Festival (Norway) 2019, Zlín International Film Festival for Children and Youth (Czech Republic) 2019, German Children's Media Festival Golden Sparrow (Germany) 2019, Cinemagic Film Festival (Ireland) 2019.
Awards: Eurimages Co-production Development Award, Cinekid: Lion for Best Family Film (Audience Award) and Lion for Best Family Film (Jury Award), BUFF International Children's and Young People's Film Festival Malmö: The City of Malmö Children's Film Award and European Children's Film Association Award, J.E.F. Festival: Best Feature Film (Children Jury Award) and Best Feature Film (Audience Award), EFA Young Audience Award, Kristiansand International Children's Film Festival: European Children's Film Association Award.
Cast: Aiko Beemsterboer, Imanuelle Grives, Bas Keizer, Noa Farinum, Ali Ben Horsting, Dioni Jurado-Gomez.
Direction: Johan Timmers
Script: Barbara Jurgens
Producer: The Film Kitchen
Co-producer: A Private View
Genre: Feature film - Youth
Status: Release NL 18-10-2018
Shooting period: Najaar 2017
Financiers: Nederlands Filmfonds (ontwikkeling&realisering), Netherlands Film Production Incentive, Eurimages (Co-production Development Award), AVROTROS
Distributor: September Film
Sales: Attraction Distribution