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Flanders (2006)
"Flandres" (original title)

 -  Drama | War  -  30 August 2006 (France)
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Flanders tells the story of Demester, a man whose girlfriend cheats on him out of frustration with his lack of emotion.

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Samuel Boidin ...
André Demester
Henri Cretel ...
Blondel
Jean-Marie Bruveart ...
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Patrice Venant ...
Mordac
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Inge Decaesteker ...
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$1,794 (USA) (18 May 2007)

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$22,188 (USA) (31 August 2007)
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Another Dark Night Of The Soul From Bruno Dumont
2 September 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Bruno Dumont seems to have an obsession for depicting his fellow French citizens in some pretty dark & dismal situations. Thankfully, this makes for some edgy,concise drama. Although I walked away major disappointed with the last film of his I saw (The Twenty Nine Palms), this made up for it in spades. The plot concerns the tentative relation ship between a farm hand (Samuel Boidin),and the local town slut (Adelaide Leroux),who's screwing everybody in the local phone book. Andre has been called to the Army to fight in a war in a non specific area (Iraq?). Andre soon finds out about the hell that is war,while Barbe deals with her own demons. If you've ever seen any of Dumont's other films will know that he doesn't make things easy for his audiences (sex that is depicted in his films is generally unerotic,if not downright ugly to watch,plus violence is never approached with restraint). If you've managed to make it this far, 'Flandres',although unpleasant to watch,is none the less,a film well worth checking out.


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