Crowley - Every Cowboy Needs His Horse

    • Andre Hörmann
    • Germany
    • 2015
    • 16 min
    • Dutch Premiere
    • IDFA Competition for Kids & Docs, IDFA Junior
    You’ll usually see Crowley wearing either a checkered blue-and-white shirt and cowboy hat, or a bull-patterned shirt and blue cap. But he’s always wearing blue jeans, with a knife in a brown leather case in his back pocket. Crowley is 11 years old, and all he wants is to be a cowboy. He is determined to show his parents that he can break a horse, and gets very frustrated when his dad decides to help out. When his grandmother visits to show off her new gun, we know for sure we’re in the real Wild West of Colorado. Grandma and Crowley practice shooting cans. Just occasionally we see him somewhere else: at school, yawning ("I'd rather save my brain for working on a ranch") or lying under a blanket like a little boy. But he’d much rather be showing off his car driving and rodeo skills.

    Credits

    • 16 min
    • color
    • DCP
    • Spoken languages: English
    Director
    Andre Hörmann
    Production
    Max Milhahn for Telekult Film und Medienproduktion
    Executive producer
    Heike Kunze for Telekult Film und Medienproduktion
    Cinematography
    Thomas Bergmann
    Editing
    Vincent Assmann

    IDFA history

    2016
    Dutch Premiere
    IDFA Competition for Kids & Docs
    IDFA Junior

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