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CRUSADE IN JEANS

by Ben Sombogaart

synopsis

A 15 year-old football player who wants to use a time machine to make up for a lost match but gets transported back to the 11th century and the great children’s crusade instead.
Based on the novel by Thea Beckman.

international title: Crusade in Jeans
original title: Kruistocht in spijkerbroek
country: Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, Luxembourg
sales agent: Celsius Entertainment Ltd.
year: 2006
genre: fiction
directed by: Ben Sombogaart
film run: 124'
release date: BE 15/11/2006, NL 15/11/2006
screenplay: Jean-Claude Van Rijckeghem, Chris Craps, Bill Haney
cast: Joe Flynn, Stephanie Leonidas, Emily Watson, Jan Decleir, Benno Fürmann, Udo Kier, Michael Culkin
cinematography by: Reinier van Brummelen
film editing: Herman P. Koerts
art director: Hubert Pouille
costumes designer: Andrea Flesch, Kaat Tilley
producer: Kees Kasander, Carlo Dusi, Michel Houdmont, Sándor Söth, Bob Bellion, Jimmy de Brabant, Bill Haney
production: The Kasander Film Company, Marmont Film Production, Focus Films, Intuit Pictures (DE), Delux Productions (LU)