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Niederlande, Großbritannien, Tschechische Republik 2018 – Director: Joost Vandebrug – Original with English subtitles

Nicu, a young homeless kid, lives in the tunnels under Bucharest with the criminal known as Bruce Lee, the king of the underworld. The home that Bruce offers is supposedly safe, but when Nicu becomes seriously ill, everything suddenly changes and the youngster gets a chance at a different life.

We present the German premiere of the film at DOK.fest München 2019.


Production: Grain Media, Revolver Amsterdam. Producer: Andrea Cornwell, Joachim van Trommel. Length: 82 min. International Sales: Taskowski Films.

  • Thursday
  • 21:30
  • Rio 2