May 2011

Sonny Boy selected to open the Stony Brook Film Festival

Posted in News in May 2011


The Dutch film Sonny Boy is selected to open the 16th Stony Brook Film Festival on the 21st of July. This has been published by Shooting Star, the production company behind the movie. HecticElectric and AVP are responsible for the post production and special effects of this successful film.

Stony Brook Festival wants to expose the American audiences to non-English spoken films. Sonny Boy, directed by Maria Peters, is based on the bestseller by Annejet van der Zijl and tells a true love story of a Suriname immigrant (Sergio Hasselbaink) and a white woman (Ricky Koole) in the 1920s and the 1930s.

The film has attracted more than 400.000 viewers to the Dutch cinemas. Sonny Boy has been selected from 800 submissions from all over the world. (ANP)

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