The life of racing cyclist and city Don Quixote Willem Koopman can be described as going from the podium to the gutter. High time a film was made about this intriguing man and his tragic life. With and by many big names from Rotterdam.
Partly dramatised documentary about Rotterdam’s tragic cycling legend Willem Koopman. His promising career nosedived after he was suspended for doping, "Lance Armstrong’s precursor", as it were. With well-known fellow Rotterdammers Jules Deelder and Wilfried de Jong, archival material and re-enacted key moments from Koopman’s eventful life.