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Jo De Meyere ...
 Constant Reynaert (6 episodes, 1991)
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 Ridder Joseph de Bellicourt (6 episodes, 1991)
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 Hilaire Priem (6 episodes, 1991)
Guy Van Sande ...
 Cesar Priem (6 episodes, 1991)
Arnold Willems ...
 Alberic Priem (6 episodes, 1991)
Johan Van Lierde ...
 Albert Ceuppens (6 episodes, 1991)
Bert Van Tichelen ...
 Spinel (6 episodes, 1991)
Günther Lesage ...
 Gerard Reynaert (6 episodes, 1991)
Nellie Rosiers ...
 Marie Reynaert (6 episodes, 1991)
Veerle Wijffels ...
 Moeder Mertens (5 episodes, 1991)
Lucas Van den Eynde ...
 Eugène Mertens (5 episodes, 1991)
Janine Bischops ...
 Leonie (5 episodes, 1991)
Martine Jonckheere ...
 Clara Priem (5 episodes, 1991)
Veerle Eyckermans ...
 Agnes Mertens (5 episodes, 1991)
Oswald Maes ...
 Pastoor Gantois (5 episodes, 1991)
Marijke Pinoy ...
 Martha Ceuppens (5 episodes, 1991)
Ingrid De Vos ...
 Barones Marie-Ange de Halleux (4 episodes, 1991)
Doris Van Caneghem ...
 Anna Scherpereel (4 episodes, 1991)
Herman Coessens ...
 Henri Declerck (4 episodes, 1991)
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 Victor De Jonghe (4 episodes, 1991)
Walter Moeremans ...
 Onderpastoor Pieters (4 episodes, 1991)
Erna Palsterman ...
 Vrouw Smessaert (4 episodes, 1991)
Alex Wilequet ...
 Dokter Lefèvre (4 episodes, 1991)
Albert Weilguny ...
 Ritmeester von Ansfelden (4 episodes, 1991)
Ugo Prinsen ...
 Baron Henri de Halleux (3 episodes, 1991)
Dora van der Groen ...
 Gravin Ruysseveldt (3 episodes, 1991)
Karel Deruwe ...
 Valère Blanckaert (3 episodes, 1991)
Bob De Moor ...
 Gentiel Smessaert (3 episodes, 1991)
Carmen Jonckheere ...
 Flora Blanckaert (3 episodes, 1991)
Peggy Schepens ...
 Maria Mertens (3 episodes, 1991)
Luc Springuel ...
 Benoît de Nerval (3 episodes, 1991)
Jo De Caluwé ...
 Inspecteur Busschaert (3 episodes, 1991)
Wim Danckaert ...
 Karel Tanghe (3 episodes, 1991)
Hugo Danckaert ...
 Alfons Tanghe (3 episodes, 1991)
Carry Goossens ...
 René Dedoncker (3 episodes, 1991)
Jacky Morel ...
 Wetsdokter Verfaillie (3 episodes, 1991)
Piet Balfoort ...
 Baron de Castille (2 episodes, 1991)
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 Koetsier van Barones de Halleux (2 episodes, 1991)
Anton Cogen ...
 Officier Saelens (2 episodes, 1991)
Rudi Delhem ...
 Odiel Cocquyt (2 episodes, 1991)
Nadien Van Vossem ...
 Cornelia Engels (2 episodes, 1991)
Luk D'Heu ...
 Cafébaas (2 episodes, 1991)
Wilfriede Bruienne
(2 episodes, 1991)
Marleen Maes ...
 Zuster Angelica (2 episodes, 1991)
Peter Rouffaer ...
 Professor Van de Lanotte (2 episodes, 1991)
Jenny Tanghe ...
 Clarisse Van de Veegaete (2 episodes, 1991)
Gottfried Mehlhorn ...
 Kommandant von Donnersbach (2 episodes, 1991)
Walter Quartier ...
 Urbain Droesbeke (2 episodes, 1991)
André Van Daele
(2 episodes, 1991)
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The Dutch title means "The woods of Flanders", referring to the rustic setting of this costume drama about the complex context of a number of murders in 19th century Belgium before, during and after the German occupation in World War I. As journalist Constant Reynaert -an outcast as 'flamingant', political opponent of the monopoly of French as official language while the Flemish majority is Dutch- is determined to bring into the open, the grim plot ties in to the dirty secrets of that period's arrogant, de facto virtually omnipotent francophone elite in this eastern part of the constitutional kingdom - the dictatorial mayor, chevalier de Bellicourt, the maritally frustrated baron de Halleux, their families (including the mayor's bastard Cesar Priem, made the town's feared cop)... who prove very good in covering it all up, even manipulating a judicial inquiry. Written by KGF Vissers

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Great Mystery TV-Series!!!
5 November 2005 | by (Belgium) – See all my reviews

Very good TV-Series with almost all Belgian top actors and actresses of that moment. Jo Demeyere is still one of the best actors in Belgium. It's a story that begins at the beginning of World War I. A mayor is untouchable in Houtegem "a village in Flanders lain in the forests of Flanders". When the husband of the Mistress of the mayor has been assassinated, is this the first of a range mysterious kills. A journalist wants to clear up the murders and succeeds bringing two friends of the mayor to court. But the mayor is powerful. The forests of Flanders do not entirely give up their mystery.

Historical serial about power, passion, fear and courage.


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