The Children of Ruinerwold

On October 13, 2019, the Dutch village Ruinerwold becomes world news when a hidden farm is discovered.

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The Children of Ruinerwold

On October 13, 2019, the Dutch village Ruinerwold becomes world news when a hidden farm is discovered. More...

On October 13, 2019, the Dutch village Ruinerwold becomes world news when a hidden farm is discovered. One of the children who lives there runs away and asks for help. Together with his sibling, he turns out to have led a secret, unrecorded life for years. The four oldest children tell their exclusive story in this 4-episode documentary series. They talk about their hidden existence, the faith of their father and the alleged abuse within the family. The documentary shows them as they celebrate a birthday for the first time, receive their own ID and visit their father in prison.

Documentary
Jessica Villerius
2021
Posh Productions
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