When life has dealt you a blow like an incurable kidney disease; you're in constant pain and hospital has become your second home. You'll always be small and ugly. So what do you do? Become a victim or...? Do you go on stage and make people laugh their heads off!? Do you become a TV-star hosting your own show? Do you tear around in fast cars with beautiful girlfriends? And do you start your own TV-company that's now the most popular in Holland. Unlikely... impossible...? Not if you're Bart de Graaff and choose to fight off death as long and as hard as you can. This documentary shows Barts struggle against death. But also his suffering. Because, at the end of the day, when the studio lights go out, Bart's alone with his devastating disease. He died in 2002, 35 years old, after singlehandedly turning the entire Dutch television world upside down.
BIKKEL is about a small man and his desperate struggle for a great life.