Set in the Cape Flats, South Africa's murder capital, this is an unflinching, intimate and extraordinary portrait of an ageing gangster torn between resolving a deadly turf war, and securing the future of his young family.
In an area of Cape Town infamous for having one of the highest murder rates in the world, rival gangs engage in a deadly turf war to control the supply of illegal drugs. As leader of the Nice Time Kids, ageing gangster Braaim juggles life on the streets with his responsibilities as a father and breadwinner.
When emotional pressure from his wife to lead a normal life mounts, Braaim is torn between his loyalty to his gang and securing the future of his young family. But what’s a gangster to do when all he’s known is the street? As Braaim discovers, walking away from a life of crime isn’t easy.
Director Riaan Hendricks paints a deeply intimate, unflinching and extraordinary portrait of a man whose greatest fear is bestowing his grievous fate to his children.