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The Boy Who Couldn’t Feel Pain

Partner: Filmakademie Baden-Wuerttemberg

‘The Boy Who Couldn't Feel Pain’ tells the fictional small-town legend of Chester, a backyard prize fighter who can't feel any pain. When Annie, a bowling alley employee who just moved into town challenges him for a fight, things begin to change.

Details

Duration: 20min.

Country: Germany, United States of America (USA)

Language: English

Year: 2022

Genre: Fiction (Drama)

Topic: Adolescence, Black Humor, Bullying, Childhood, Coming of age, Death, Discrimination, Drugs, Fable, Falling in Love, Folklore, Freedom, Friendship, Grief, Identity, Inspiration, Love, Mourning, Myth, Nostalgia, Otherness, Romance, Rural, Supernatural, Toxic Masculinity, Violence

Cast & Crew

Director: Eugen Merher

Production company: Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg

Writer: Eugen Merher

Cinematographer: Mortimer Hochberg

Editor: Ernst Lattik, Maximilian Merth

Actors: Catfish Jean , Delilah Napier , Dylan Sprayberry

Distributor Company: Philip Chrobot, Sophie Lotsch / Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg

Festivals & Awards

2022

Student Academy Awards Student Academy Awards Finalist

Oaxaca FilmFest

Montreal International Black Film Festival

CinéFest Sudbury

Santa Fe Independent Film Festival

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