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OFFICIALSELECTION-SPORTFILMFESTIVALROTTERDAM-2021 (1)

WORLD PREMIERE

7-10 December 2021 – Online (buy tickets here)

44′ | Dutch dialogue | No subtitles

Director: Arnold Bertens & Luuk Audenaerde

Alexander Paris is a quiet but driven boy. His most coveted dream is to become a top athlete and to run the 100 metres at the Olympic Games. He will not rest to reach this On a fortunate morning his coach Ceel a friend of his father’s calls him. He is being summoned to go to the running course. Ceel sees the talent and want to continue to train and groom him. Alex trains hard and is more determined than ever to reach his goal. He is perceived to be a natural.

Rumours are circulating that a sports scout will be attending the training sessions. This inspires and motivates Alex even more to keep with his trainings. But suddenly….Alex has to be rushed to the hospital. There doctors give a surprising diagnosis: Alex suffers from diabetes. Will this end his Olympic dreams and aspirations..?? Will Alex be able to cope