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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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André Demester
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Jean-Marie Bruveart ...
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Patrice Venant ...
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Inge Decaesteker ...
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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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$1,794 (USA) (18 May 2007)

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$22,188 (USA) (31 August 2007)
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It's remarkable that this film is not more popular. It successfully strips away the veneer of "civilisation" (false morality, good manners etc) and shows people as selfish, brutal animals, and depicts modern, asymmetrical warfare as a terrible nightmare where a group of brutish white thugs rape and murder a terrified, technologically backward society (nearly all of whom are defenceless/ poorly armed women and children) before finally being made to suffer a grim but deserved humiliation for their actions. Oh, actually, what am I saying? It'll be a bloody surprise if it ever comes out in North America properly, given the hypocritical, righteous atmosphere of self-delusion that currently permeates this society, a society underpinned by exactly the kind of abuse and violence that this film describes.


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