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The Lieutenant

Belgium, 1965 (MIFF 1966, Programme 8)

Director: Roland Verhavert

An analysis of the hero-worship of a small boy that evokes unerringly the fears and adulations of childhood.

Jury Prize, Oberhausen Festival.

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