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Week-end

Belgium, 1990 (MIFF 1991, Fiction)

Director: Stephan Carpiaux

A man comes to pick up his daughter from school. Nothing unusual apart from the way people are looking at him. He is divorced and takes the little girl to the seaside. On the way to the coast, a policeman becomes aggressive as he looks at his papers. At the seaside he doesn't want to be disturbed. A quiet and loving weekend, a family gathering with his daughter is only disrupted by his strange reactions towards the rest of the world... Does he have something to hide? (L.J)

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