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De loteling

Directed by Roland Verhavert
Belgium, 1974
Drama

Synopsis

It’s 1833 and every young man in an unnamed Belgian village has to enter the lottery draw to see who joins the army (the so called ‘blood law’). Belgian’s pride Jan DeCleir portrays Jan Braems, one of the lucky ones, until a rich man talks him into taking his place in the army in exchange for money.

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De loteling Directed by Roland Verhavert