JIMMY THE KID
Director: Wolfgang Dickmann
Feature film | D | 1998
32nd Hof International Film Festival
Somewhere in the Ruhr. Dortmunder, an ageing, but experienced burglar, Charlie, his modern, younger girl friend, Kelp, the dreamer, Mörsch, the car expert, and his tough mother, a cab driver, all belong to an amiable yet unsuccessful gang of petty thieves who haven’t landed a coup in years. This has got to change. So when Kelp finds a book called JIMMY THE KID, a cheap novel describing the non-violent kidnapping of a little boy, he sees it as a godsend.