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In the circus arena, the knife-thrower’s assistant Lola is fearless. The news of a terror attack makes her feel fear for the first time. A blind trumpet player helps her face her fear.

Lola works in a circus as an assistant to the knife-thrower. Danger whiffs past her ears on a daily basis, but when news of a terror attack in Europe penetrates her bubble, fear starts to play a part in her life. Lola can't figure out how to behave. With her head buried deep in the sand, she harshly confronts anyone who thinks differently. But then she meets the blind trumpeter Christiaan and she is forced to face her fear.

Title: Zalig zijn de onwetenden
Year: 2017
Duration : 30 minutes
Category: Short Feature
Edition: NFF 2017


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