Young juries singled out the animated “Get Real!” and “Dimanche” for special mention at the 61st Berlin International Film Festival, which ends Sunday.
Members of the Youth Jury Generation 14plus gave special mention to Get Real!, by Evert de Beijer.
The 12-minute Dutch film focuses on a schoolboy who finds himself addicted to a computer game in which he acts as a bodyguard to a superstar. Not only is the singer gorgeous to look at, she is also exposed to all kinds of deadly dangers. And the only one who can save her is her clever bodyguard. The schoolboy’s homework soon suffers on account of his digital exploits, and before long, he begins to lose his grip on reality. But then a girl in his class decides to intervene.
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