Feu Follet. In the Port of Antwerp, a passer-by
comes to the aid of three sailors looking for
a girl whose address they have. Thus begins a
journey full of hope and disappointment, a tragic
and absurd adventure. 4 Special Features.
Moins morte que les autres.
An autobiographical film, and a poignant testimony
on the deaths of Frans Buyens' brother, father
and mother. More than just a plea for the right
to die in dignity; the real subject of this film
is human life and human nature. 9 Special Features.
Du temps pour être
heureux. The inter-relationships of a dissatisfied
unemployed man, his mistress, a middle-class woman
and an exhuberant and fragile young girl. Despite
its subject, the film is light-hearted. 3 Special
Là où toussent
les petits oiseaux. A satire in the form
of a fable, on the pollution of the environment
and of the mind, interspersed with danced episodes.
4 Special Features, including the short film "Laissez-moi
au moins un peu de soleil", children's drawings
of the city of the future.
Tangotango. A musical
film with no dialogue except in the introduction,
performed by 21 young mentally handicapped members
of the Stap Theatre who offer a spectacle which
is amusing, grotesque, absurd and full of joy.
5 Special Features.
Sarah dit... Leïla dit... Film performed by two
actresses. The filmmaker is witness as two women exchange
confidences on their experiences as children in concentration
camps - Sarah under the Nazis, Leila under the Japanese.
They allowed the producer to film their exchanges. Except
for the names they are given in the film, their stories
are true. 3 Special Features.
Pour un sourire d'enfant.
Shows the range of ways in which children
are abused, from the child's point of view. The
film is set in a hospital for dolls and puppets,
and a clown, a fairy-tale figure and pediatric
specialists also take part. 9 Special Features,
including: a) Additional information on child
abuse; b) The art of bringing up children; c)
List of useful addresses for help in Belgium.
Chacun de nous. Through
a mxiture of interviews and fiction, the film
deals with the problem of responsability and the
results of one's actions. 3 Special Features.