Old passioned

Four remarkable elderly people who just don’t want to stop; swimming champion Marianne Maandonks (91), karate teacher Hans Harthoorn (74), nude model Maria Vliegen (73) and magician Wim van Dokkum (78). They do their work diligently, with pleasure and unprecedented energy. Themes such as ''never too old'', ''don't be afraid to show yourself'', ''stay resilient'' and ''confidence'' pass by. Aging also has its benefits, tells our 91 year old swimming champion. What is their secret in staying so fit, active and happy? How do they deal with setbacks in their lives and what message do they have for the ever growing group of elderly people?

This film is part of a combined programme with: Homenessness.

Director: Hans den Hartog

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