When a woman is found dead at home in Rotterdam ten years after her death, two friends and a group of locals launch a campaign against lone­li­ness. Docu­men­tary about citi­zen­ship, soli­darity and community.
Without anyone having missed her, Bep de Bruin was found dead at home in Rotterdam, ten years after her decease. For Ada (59) and Wilma (70), this is the reason to volun­teer for the council campaign against lone­li­ness. Together they pay home visits, looking for souls that can use help or an atten­tive ear. But the boundary between caring and meddling occa­sion­ally turns out to be vague. This results in some painful and awkward moments in this docu­men­tary, and in just as many affec­tionate and light-hearted scenes.

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Basalt Film

Title: Goede buren
Year: 2018
Duration : 1 hour, 22 minutes
Category: Long Documentary
Edition: NFF 2019

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