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Tobias is deaf, but anything but pitiful. The cheerful young man turns what other people may call a handicap into his profession, because he goes to college at the only university for deaf students in the world and becomes a teacher of sign language. Personal documentary full of home-movie fragments, made by Alex de Ronde, director of the Amsterdam film theatre Het Ketelhuis and the father of Tobias, who describes the film as 'a documentary fairy tale’.