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Samoeraai

The young Ivan lives with his eccentric single mother in Rotterdam. When he receives a samurai sword one day, all his hopes and dreams become reality. Reality, however, proves to be more threatening than he could ever have imagined.

  • Sven Peetoom
    Director
  • Sven Peetoom
    Writer
  • Didi Spaans, Sven Peetoom
    Producer
  • Kyran van der Veen
    Key Cast
    "Ivan"
  • Marcelle Arriens
    Key Cast
    "Mother"
  • Adi Cojocaru
    Key Cast
    "Paolo"
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    Samoeraai
  • Project Type:
    Short
  • Runtime:
    9 minutes 18 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    January 20, 2019
  • Country of Origin:
    Netherlands
  • Country of Filming:
    Netherlands
  • Language:
    Dutch
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    Yes
  • Student Project:
    No
  • International Film Festival Rotterdam
    Rotterdam
    Netherlands
    January 25, 2019
Director Biography - Sven Peetoom

After his bachelor literature studies and film studies at the university of Leiden and a yearlong course at the European Film College Sven Peetoom researches ways to make a difference in the world by making documentaries and fictions films around this subject.

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