the Boy is Gone

documentary | animation (72 minutes)

a small boy is chasing his dream to become a pilot, but the nightmare of W.W. II stands in his way

based upon his intense personal experiences director Christoph Bohn tells the story of a small community in East Belgium where German is the prevailing language

the Boy is Gone is a remarkable combination of archival footage, recent interviews and animated sequences

director Christoph Bohn
a co-production with Off World (Brussels) and Simple Films (Brussels)

supported by the Vlaams Audiovisueel Fonds, Deutschsprachige Gemeinschaft Belgien, VRT Canvas, Communaute Francaise de la Belgique, RTBF and the Netherlands Film Fund