17-year-old Kevin, sentenced for violent behavior, is just let out of prison. To start anew, he moves in with his aunt and her family and begins an apprenticeship at her store. Quickly he adapts to his new home and gets along well with his cousin Sammy, in his last year of high school. Through Sammy and his friends, Kevin meets John. Upon discovering John's unbearable situation with his mother, Kevin feels the urge to help his new friend. One evening fate intervenes and questions of betrayal, trust and loyalty start to direct their daily lives more than ever.
Language: Belgian Dutch
Duration: 103 min.
Directed by: Fien Troch
Written by: Fien Troch, Nico Leunen
Produced by: Antonino Lombardo
Director of Photography: Frank Van den Eeden
Main Cast: Sebastian Van Dun, Mistral Guidotti, Loïc Batog, Lena Suijkerbuijk, Karlijn Sileghem, Els Deceukelier
Fien Troch (Belgium, 1978) is a multiple-award-winning Flemish director. She graduated from the LUCA School of Arts in Brussels in 2000, where she also taught. She wrote and directed a number of short films that put her on the map. Her first feature film, Een ander zijn geluk (SOMEONE ELSE'S HAPPINESS, 2005) deals with a community's response to a hit-and-run incident in which a child is killed. Three years later, Fien was selected to spend time at the Cannes Cinéfondation's Résidence du Festival, during which time she made her second feature film, the love drama UNSPOKEN (2008), about the sudden disappearance of a little girl. The film premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), and was also shown at the San Sebastian and Ghent film festivals. In 2011, she made her third feature film, KID, the emotionally charged tale of a seven-year-old farmer's son.