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The Son

Le fils

Belgium, 2002


Who is that boy named Francis? If Olivier refused to take him into his carpentry workshop, why has he taken to following him in the training centre, in the streets, in his building? Why does Oliver seem so interested in him and so afraid of him? By the acclaimed Dardenne brothers.

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The Son

Awards & Festivals

Festival de Cannes

2002 | Winner: Best Actor

2002 | Competition

2002 | Special Mention: Prize of the Ecumenical Jury

Toronto International Film Festival

2002 | Visions

International Film Festival Rotterdam


Village Voice Film Poll

2003 | 2 nominations including: Best Film

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