Cleveland International Film Festival } March 22 – April 1, 2023 } Playhouse Square

Little Gangster
(De Boskampi's)

Year: 2015
Run Time: 105 minutes

Little Gangster
Little Gangster

The perfect father can intimidate people, drive super fast cars, and be a hit with the ladies. Rikkie Boskamp’s dad is not that. In fact, Rik’s dad is quite the opposite of all. But not anymore. Tired of being constantly bullied at school, Rik sees an opportunity for a new life when his dad “accepts” a promotion to a new town. While Dad’s out doing nerd things, Rik gets inspiration from a mob flick and decides it’s time he and his dad become the “Boskampi” family: Italian Mafiosos who are about to own this new town. Rik’s ruse really takes off as the whole town is making way for the Boskampi’s. But when their past catches up to them, it’s time for Rik to either face the music or swim with the fishes. LITTLE GANGSTER is the hilarious “local kid makes bad” mob film with swag we’ve all been waiting for. With nods to the original “Scarface,” James Dean, and pretty much every child’s perception of cool dudes, LITTLE GANGSTER will charm you and take your lunch money. (In English and Dutch with subtitles) –T.W.

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Arne Toonen

Arne Toonen was born in 1975 in Boxmeer, Netherlands. He is a director, artist, and producer who co-founded Hazzah Pictures-an independent film production company specializing in documentaries, features, and short films. His films have been audience favorites in Hamburg, the Netherlands, and Austin.

"Dik Trom" (2010), "Black Out" (2012), "Guilty Movie" (2012), LITTLE GANGSTER (2015)

Dave Schram, Maarten Kvit

Lotte Tabbers

Rutger Storm

Marc Bechtold, Brian Ent

Principal Cast
Thor Braun, Henry van Loon, Meral Polat, René van t Hof, Rick Lens, Thijn Brobbel

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