De kinderen van de Hondsberg - Terrence

Roel van Dalen Short documentary - 1998 - 40 min.

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In Oisterwijk in the province of Brabant is The Hondsberg Institute, a home for mentally handicapped children who had severe traumas in their childhood. In a series of five documentaries an objective camera sketches a picture of everyday events in the institute. The series also looks at the feelings of hope and disappointment among parents and staff. In the episode Terence a boy who was sexually abused by his father is taught to arm himself against the big bad world.


Director(s) Roel van Dalen
Producer(s) Harry de Winter
Piet Erkelens
Ger van Dongen
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