A phone call from a priest led Bengt Bok to the story of Jeanette E – a story which took place 40 years ago, in a small apartment on the outskirts of the city. In this still, frank and disturbing documentary Jeanette unveils the monstrousness behind the facade of our institutions and within the heart of her family.
NB. This documentary contains descriptions of sexual abuse.
Bengt Bok is an award-winning radio journalist, documentary filmmaker and professor at the Stockholm Academy of Dramatic Arts. You can read an extract from Bok’s meditation on the interview process ‘Encounter with the Other’ here.
This documentary was made for P1 Dockumentär on Sveriges Radio.
Translation by Sara Olsson.