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9 Ratings

Son of the Shark

Le fils du requin

Directed by Agnès Merlet
Belgium, France, 1993


Brothers Martin and Simon, not yet teens, are incorrigible vandals; Martin runs away from reform school, Simon from foster homes, and they always find each other in a seacoast town of Lignan, where their destructive behavior is infamous.

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Son of the Shark Directed by Agnès Merlet

Awards & Festivals

Venice Film Festival

1993 | Winner: FIPRESCI Prize

César Awards

1994 | Nominee: Best First Work

European Film Awards

1994 | Winner: Young European Film of the Year

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