De hoofdvrouw

Hester Overmars Long documentary - 2018 - 70 min.
All ages

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When Marijke was eight, her mother Aagje left her family for good to join Sipke Vrieswijk’s cult; the ‘Gemeente Gods’. In 1999, Vrieswijk and his chieftess Aagje were arrested and convicted for sexual abuse of minors. The daughter is still struggling with the past that is largely hushed up. By questioning witnesses and painting portraits, she tries to give her past a face after all. What exactly happened? Does Aagje have the answers Marijke is looking for? 

Credits

Production Company
Director of Photography
Editing
Ralf Verbeek
Sound Design
Sound on Set
Music
TV Company
Production Country
Netherlands