Still from the film 'Mascotte'. Jerry, a white teenage boy, is standing on a Dutch beach with the dunes behind him. He's wearing a black sweater, a black cap and a black thick winter coat. He's got his hands in his pockets and he looks stern.

¬†1h40″ – Dutch

Mascotte (Mascot) is Remy van Heugten’s second feature film. I was one of the assistant editors.

At first glance, Jerry seems like a very normal teenager. He lives with his single mother and younger sister in a quiet coastal town and helps out at an institution for the mentally handicapped. But deep down, frustrations are bubbling within Jerry. Seeking an outlet for these frustrations, he participates in illegal hooligan fights. But when his mother, with whom he has a close relationship, chooses for herself and distances herself more from the family, something snaps. The more Jerry, partly due to social media, gets the idea that everything and everyone is against him, the harder it becomes to control his inner rage. His behavior becomes so radical that he endangers not only himself but the stability of the entire family.



Main Cast: Liam Jeans, Maartje Remmers, Frederike van Oordt, Leopold Witte, Mouad Nineb & Geert van Rampelberg
Director: Remy van Heugten
Writer: Gustaaf Peek
Producers: Joram Willink & Piet-Harm Sterk for BIND
Editor: Moek de Groot, NCE
Assistant editors: Nikki Gorissen, Eva Plompen & Nathan Idzinga


Poster for the film 'Mascotte'. It's a very blue/green tinted close-up picture of the main character, Jerry (a white teenaged boy). He's slightly off-centre to the right. Overlaid is a kind of effect of broken glass, as if the frame the poster is in is broken. At the botten it says 'MASCOTTE' in white letters.