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Pablo Simonsz grows up among screw propellers and submarines. His father is a specialised ship-breaker. During the day, Pablo attends the conservatory, because he is a gifted violin player. But his father doesn’t take his ambitions seriously. When Pablo takes over the company, Simonsz & Zn will be the oldest father-to-son business in the Netherlands. When Pablo successfully composes his first piece, he is faced with a far-reaching choice: will he opt for the music or the demolisher’s trade.