Just Friends (Gewoon Vrienden)
On the 10th anniversary of his dad’s death, Joris still tries to come to terms with his father’s absence when he meets the free-spirited Yad, who returns back home to his family after living on his own. Although very different, there is an instant spark between the two and they want to be more than “just friends”, but both have issues with their mothers that threaten to jeopardize their relationship.
Awards & Press Quotes
“With the right mix of humour, romance, sexiness and pathos, this enchanting cross-cultural love story… is a witty, well-acted crowd-pleaser.” – San Francisco Chronicle
“A delight… comic and romantic in perfect harmony; this is such an sweet film.” – Sydney Arts Guide
“An excellent piece of queer cinema.” – Out in Perth
“[Jenny Arean is] the grandmother we all wish we had. Funny, charming, compassionate and the voice of reason … she is pure joy to watch on screen.” – Out In Perth
“A truly modern tale of queer love.” – Dutch Culture USA