the Principal Wife

The story is about a little girl which one day realizes that her mother has left, and the girl doesn’t understand how that happened. She only remembers bits and pieces. ‘How come my mother has left, leaving me behind?’

Marijke in a first interview, November 23, 2015

When Marijke was eight years old her mother left the family to join a sect, in which her mother commited terrible crimes

In co-production with KRO-NCRV | supported by the Netherlands Media Fund
director Hester Overmars | creative advisorĀ  Joost Seelen

This documentary premiered at DOC feed Eindhoven on Thursday February 22, 2018, and will be broadcasted by the KRO-NCRV in May 2018.