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The Main Wife by Hester Overmars
Principal Wife, The

Principal Wife, The

The story of a young girl who one day realizes that her mother is gone, and she doesn't have a clue how it happened.

Marijke had a traumatic childhood. When she was eight her mother left the family to join a religious sect, where she committed terrible crimes. Marijke tries to recollect those events, but she can’t, and consequently struggles with her past. What happened exactly? How could it have come so far?

75' /  colour     

Original title: DE HOOFDVROUW
Dir: Hester Overmars
Prod: seriousFilm - Koert Davidse, Marc Thelosen
Co-prod: KRO-NCRV
Sc: Hester Overmars                           
D.O.P.: Jefrim Rothuizen
Completed: December 2017                   
Language: Dutch

Hester Overmars:
a.o. VERBODEN VLUCHT (2014, short doc) Award: Golden Calf for Best Short Documentary at NFF,
SEI SOLO (2013, short doc), DE STEM VAN DE MEESTER (2012, doc), MARTHA VONK GAAT NAAR ISTANBUL (2007, short doc).

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