Nora Fingscheidt about SYSTEM CRASHER

Wild, disturbing and dissonant

‘System Crasher’ – this unofficial term refers to a young person who pushes the youth welfare system to its limits, and finally to failure. In this case, we’re not talking about a troubled teenager, but about Benni, a traumatised 9 year old girl, who has already been rejected from numerous foster families, community houses, special schools and she always ends up in children’s psychiatry. Everyone is overstrained with this unpredictable, manipulative, violent little girl and her inexhaustible energy. Finally there is Micha, Benni’s final straw to cling onto. But Micha already has a family.

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