EUR@IFFR Film Night

Boyz in the Wood
Thursday 30 Jan 2020, 21:00 - 23:00

Cinerama 3, Westblaak

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During the biggest filmfestival of The Netherlands, you get the chance to watch a premiere of one of the topfilms of this edition: Boyz in the Wood

International Film Festival Rotterdam and Erasmus University have been partners for a couple of years now, and you can benefit from this! With a special discount you can watch a film specially selected for Erasmus students & employees. 

About the film:

The hunt is on in this insane comedy about four potty guys, who begin to fear a duke with a gun during their hike through the Scottish Highlands. Stupid decisions, crazy plot twists, paranoid neighborhood police and a flashy editing complete the chaos.

When the three biggest losers at their school are chosen to compete for the Duke of Edinburgh Award, the boys – Dean, Duncan and DJ Beatroot (not his real name really) – have to make their way across the Scottish Highlands accompanied by the nerd Ian. A huge sign about missing children at the start of the trek bodes ill.

The hunt is opened in Boyz in the Wood. A duke watches through his binoculars while the clueless teens complain about fresh air and use their map to smoke really flammable hash. This initiates a bizarre game of cat and mouse, full of idiotic decisions and wacky plot twists. Lightning-fast editing and two paranoid local cops complete the chaos in Ninian Doff's directorial debut. Want to chuck in a message about the inter-generational gap? Why not!

Boyz in the Wood

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Date: Thursday 30 January
Time: 21.00 hrs Doors open: 20.45hrs
Location: Cinerama 3, Westblaak

Ticket information
EUR- Students: 5 euros
EUR-Employees: 9 euros

EUR student and employees only

Organised by Studium Generale, Erasmus University and International Film Festival Rotterdam

International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR) offers a high quality line-up of carefully selected fiction and documentary feature films, short films and media art. The festival's focus is on recent work by talented new filmmakers. However, within the four sections the Festival presents, there is also room for retrospectives and themed programmes. IFFR actively supports new and adventurous filmmaking talent through its co-production market CineMart, its Hubert Bals Fund, Rotterdam Lab and other industry activities.

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