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The Boy Who Wouldn't Kill

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Anjo lives with his family on a ramshackle chicken farm in a post-apocalyptic desert. His father is prepared to use force to defend their farm against desert pirates and wants Anjo to learn how to kill. But Anjo can’t even kill a chicken. He secretly dreams of a life somewhere civilised – although he isn’t even sure that such a place exists. But then, when their attackers leave behind a motorbike on the farm one day, Anjo heads off into the desert to steal petrol from the pirate’s camp.

Germany 2009, 25 min

by

Linus de Paoli

with

Pit Bukowski
Jörg Bundschuh
Annelie Wagner
Judica Albrecht