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Giancarlo Sanchez & Ivan Barbosa

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Glenn and Yola, a couple in Rotterdam, grapple with conflicting dreams and criminal ties. Glenn, an aspiring chef, is drawn into dealing by his friend Jermaine, while Yola clashes with her criminal mother seizing power in the Rotterdam harbor. The couple faces a crossroads, torn between personal ambitions and external influences. Will their love endure, or will outside forces pull them apart?


  • Writers: Chris Westendorp & Ashar Medina
  • Directors: Giancarlo Sanchez & Ivan Barbosa
  • DoP: Gregg Telussa
  • Editor: Jurriaan van Nimwegen
  • Production company: Topkapi Series (NL)
  • Coproducers: Menuetto (BE)
  • Cast: Yootha Wong Loi-Sing, Yannick Jozefzoon & Romana Vrede


  • Length: 8x50'
  • Language: Dutch
  • Shooting locations: Rotterdam (The Netherlands)
  • Shooting period: 2022
  • Release: Sept 2023