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English title: Mates
Original title: Matties
German title: Matties
Netherlands, 2022

Director: Houtman, Ineke
Production company: Doxy
Co-producers: VPRO
Age recommendation: 12 years and up
Length: 83 min.
Film genre: Feature film

Twelve-year-old Ilias’ best friend is murdered by mistake. Searching for the perpetrators, Ilias gets deeper and deeper into the drug world. In the process, he is seduced by money and status. Will he give up his goal or will he remain loyal to his dead friend?

Cinekid Amsterdam CFF 2022 (awarded), Kristiansand CFF 2023 (awarded)

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