Nicky's whole world revolves around fitness, with the goal of getting bigger and stronger. But when hidden memories from her childhood come to light, Nicky's body obsession takes an unhealthy direction.

Festivals, awards and nominations

Toronto After Dark Film Festival
London Short Film Festival
Landshut Short Film Festival – Winner International competition Audience Award
Lille European Film Festival – Opening Ceremony
Madrid Indie Film Festival – Best director nominee
Barcelona Indie Filmmakers Festival – Winner best actor
Valencia Indie Film Festival – Best director nominee
Galacticat Fantastic Film Festival
Moscow Shorts International Film Festival
Short to the Point Film Festival – Winner Best Screenplay
International Filmfestival Emden-Norderney – Nomination Ostfriesischer Kurzfilmpreis
Norwegian Short Film Festival Grimstad
Haapsalu Horror and Fantasy Film Festival
FEST – New Directors Film Festival – Silver Lynx Fiction Short Competition
Torino Underground Cinefest
Macabro Horror Film Festival
Shockfest Film Festival
Cinema Futuro Stuttgart
Mexico International Short Film Festival – International Competition
Venezia Shorts
New York Indie Shorts Awards

Angelo Raaijmakers
Hein van Rooij, Dennis van Beusekom, Giancarlo Luciano Grunberg, Levi Penris, Bart Harder, Jolanda van den Berg
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Angelo Raaijimakers

In 2020 Angelo made the short film WHEN I EXPLODE, in collaboration with Volya Films. Angelo has recently finished his second short film I, ADONIS with production company PRPL, and with the support of the Netherlands Film Fund and the city of Rotterdam. Besides writing and directing films, Angelo has a trailer editing company called TRAILERMADE and makes corporate video content with his company RAAIJMAKERS FILMS.


2015 - Sad Spirit 2017 - Corn 2020 - When I Explode 2021 - I, Adonis


ScreenwriterAngelo Raaijmakers
ProductionEllen Havenith
MusicSelle Sellink
Edition Rob Willemsen


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