Ex-hooligan Ricardo tries to pick up where he left off after he gets out of prison. But reality is stubborn, and the past won’t let you off easy. In order to build a normal life with his family, Ricardo has to make some difficult choices.


Loek Peters, Ilse Heus, Joost Koning


DirectorBobby Boermans
ScreenplayJelle Leeksma
ProducerStienette Bosklopper
VARA & VPRO Television
Associate producerHi Film Productions
Director of photographyEzra Reverda
Production DesignFlorian Legters
EditorBrian Ent
MusicErik-Jan Grob
Sound designMartijn Helle
Costume designMarion Boot
Marian van Nieuwenhuyzen

Supported by

Made within the framework of the One Night Stand by the Netherlands Film Fund, the film is co-produced with VPRO Television, VARA Television, NTR Television and supported by the Netherlands Media Fund, The Netherlands Film Fund and the Co-production Fund for Domestic Broadcasting (CoBO).

Release & Festivals

World premiere at the Netherlands Film Festival 2013

Nominated for the Prix Geneve Europe 2014 Award.

Technical Features

Dutch, 48 mins, DCP, color, Dolby Digital