Norway: Broken Families

ARTE Reportage

25 min

Available from March 16, 2017 at 9:32 am to August 24, 2019 at 11:59 pm

The Norwegian child welfare services - known as Barnevernet - is all-powerful. Children are taken away from their parents for actions that elsewhere would not count as child cruelty. But once they have decided that you are an abuser, it is impossible to prove them wrong, and impossible to get your child back. 

  • Author:Aline Fontaine
  • Director:Aline Fontaine
  • Country:France
  • Year:2016