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Kauwboy film poster.jpg
Film poster
Directed byBoudewijn Koole
Written byJolein Laarman
Boudewijn Koole
StarringRick Lens
CinematographyDaniël Bouquet
Release date
  • 11 February 2012 (2012-02-11) (Berlin)
  • 7 April 2012 (2012-04-07) (Netherlands)
Running time
81 minutes

Kauwboy is a 2012 Dutch drama film directed by Boudewijn Koole. The film was selected as the Dutch entry for the Best Foreign Language Oscar at the 85th Academy Awards, but it did not make the final shortlist.[1]



  • Golden Elephant Award - 18th International Children's Film Festival held at Hyderabad, India in 2013[2]
  • Grand Prix of the Deutsches Kinderhilfswerk - Berlin International Film Festival (Berlinale) 2012
  • Best Music - Dutch Film Festival 2012
  • Critics Choice - Dutch Film Festival 2012
  • European Discovery 2012 - European Film Awards 2012
  • Rick Lens nominated as Best Young Actor in an International Feature Film - Young Artist Awards 2013[3]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Koole's Kauwboy selected as The Netherlands' Foreign Language Oscar entry submission". Screen International. Retrieved 6 September 2012.
  2. ^ http://articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com/2013-11-20/hyderabad/44283324_1_zigzag-kid-film-festival-india-elephant
  3. ^ "34th Annual Young Artist Awards". YoungArtistAwards.org. Archived from the original on 2 April 2013. Retrieved 31 March 2013.

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