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Documentary about teenager Ky who was born as a girl, but feels like a boy. As Niels, he and his girlfriend Sterre, who was born as Tibor, long for a new life.
Putting firecrackers in turds and lighting them, ringing and running and playing soccer all the time. That’s what makes Ky super-happy, but he has also been unhappy for years, because he was born as a girl and therefore has a girl’s body. Last summer, Ky finally told his parents he doesn’t want to be a girl anymore. He wants to become a boy, with a new name: Niels. Along with his friend Sterre, who used to be called Tibor and has a boy’s body, they tell their new secondary school class they are transgender children. It is the beginning of a new life.