The Flying Dog / De Vliegende Hond
A film maker decides to follow his dream and teach his dog how to fly, but his dog is afraid of heights. Nonetheless they take a self-made wing to the Alps to practice, until they drop. Johannes Hogebrink is an artist with a dream: inspired by Laika and Otto Lilienthal, he wants to teach his dog how to fly. Making a movie about it should provide for his daughter and his Russian girlfriend. But his dog Chayka is afraid of heights. Chayka tells his own story of survival on the streets of Bosnia. Hoping Chayka can become the dog that can make his dream come true, Johannes decides the best way to help him overcome his trauma, is to go flying. Official Selections 2019: DMFF, Nederlands Film Festival.