Every single day, the 42-year-old Johan Puig drives his Deux Chevaux fifty laps around Camp Nou, the stadium of FC Barcelona. He is convinced this will bring Barça luck. In 1973, his father bought the car and drove around the stadium with Johan beside him, after which Barça won for the first time in ages. Since his father's death in 2002, Johan continues the practice, afraid that otherwise his team will lose. In this tragicomic film, we follow the portly lamb who sticks to his fifty-lap ritual so anxiously that he does not even dare leave the car anymore and eats, sleeps, drinks coffee and has his hair cut in it. When Johan develops feelings for the eccentric Paquita, who cleans car windows at a traffic light, his world is shaken, with disastrous consequences. During his repetitive laps, Johan has conversations with an old man who delivers himself of aphorisms, with the owner of a candy store, a pub owner and his mother. In the process, each lap reveals more about Johan, his relationship with his father and why he always chooses pizza number thirteen.


Executive producer
Production Design
Sound editing
Sound Design
Visual Effects

Title: Johan Primero
Year: 2010
Duration : 1 hour, 18 minutes
Category: Feature film
Edition: NFF 2010

NFF Archive

You are now in the NFF Archive. The archive contains contains information on film, TV and interactive productions that were screened at past festival editions. The NFF does not dispose of this material. For this, please contact the producer, distributor or broadcaster. Sometimes, older films can also be found at the Eye Film Museum or the Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision.

Bekijk trailer