“When little Dédé says something, nobody listens to him. At school, he is the smallest, and at home, his parents don’t have time. One day, Dédé befriends a dog, and from that moment on, he no longer speaks but barks. His father is at a loss: what do you do with a barking son?”

Simone van Dusseldorp directed this short film
Screenplay: Mieke de Jong
Producer Lemming film

Won “at the International Children’s Film Festival in Cairo, Egypt, the film was chosen as the best short film by the professional jury and also received the 2nd prize from the children’s jury. At the Swedish youth film festival BUFF in Malmo, ‘Koest’ was awarded the Scandinavian Region Skåne Short Film Prize 2008.”