Ben Sombogaart Television drama - 2010 - 90 min.

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Eight-year-old Blanco combats painful family problems with ‘secret power tricks’. Despite emotional thunderclouds, this slightly eccentric Benjamin holds out in unique ways.

More and more people abandon the church of Blanco’s father, his mother has a secret hobby and his older brother leaves home after an argument. Eight-year-old Blanco counteracts the thunderclouds above the family with ‘secret power tricks’ and his magic gait. While explaining how he will tackle things, this Benjamin holds out with a fine sense of humour. But who takes care of Blanco in the meantime? Small, unconstrained family film.


Director(s) Ben Sombogaart
Script Eveline Verwoerd
Nelleke Zitman
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Alexander Djeranian
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