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1,319 Ratings

The Son

Le fils

Belgium, France, 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 Directed by Jean-Pierre Dardenne, Luc Dardenne

Awards & Festivals

Cannes Film Festival

2002 | Winner: Best Actor

2002 | Special Mention: Prize of the Ecumenical Jury

Village Voice Film Poll

2003 | 2 nominations including: Best Film

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