William (25), a Mauritanian slave, escapes from his Morish Master with the help of a couple of adventurous young Dutch backpackers Jay and Lizz (both mid twenties). In pursuit of identity papers for William they disappear in the faint underworld of Western Africa. Hunted down by his slave masters men William’s life takes an unexpected turn when Lizz secretly falls in love with him.
Direction: Berend & Roel Boorsma
Script: Berend & Roel Boorsma | Co-writer: Karen van Holst Pellekaan
Producer: The Film Kitchen
Co-producer: Savage Film (BE)
Status: Final Draft | Financing
Financiers: Netherlands Filmfund, Creative Europe
Distributor: September Film