Short regional drama with actors from the RO Theatre and real Rotterdam people. About a garbage collector who participates in a poetry contest and, despite his efforts, runs into his creative limits.
For twenty years, garbage collectors in Rotterdam have been driving around with lines of poetry on their trucks. In a contest, the collectors now get a chance to write a verse themselves. Jos is one of them. The film follows him in his attempts to produce some poetry. He reads books and pays a visit to a real poet for inspiration, but writing poetry turns out to be quite hard. Short regional drama in documentary style by RTV Rijnmond, featuring actors from the RO Theatre as well as real Rotterdam people.

Title: ROTV - Ik ga, want anders blijf ik
Year: 2008
Duration : 30 minutes
Category: Short TV drama
Edition: NFF 2008

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.