The Children of Ruinerwold

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

Documentary - Human Interest & Society

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Episode 1

Ruinerwold becomes world news when a hidden farm is discovered. More...

Ruinerwold becomes world news when a hidden farm is discovered. A family has lived here in secret and unrecorded for years. The four oldest children tell their story once to documentary maker Jessica Villerius. They tell about their hidden existence, their father's faith and the alleged abuse within the family. But they also celebrate a birthday for the first time, receive ID, visit their father in prison and follow the lawsuit against him. An exclusive portrait of a family that the world did not know about until October 13, 2019.

Documentary
Jessica Villerius
2021
Posh Productions
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