Sans FrapperAlexe Poukine

The documentary tells the subtle story of the rape of a young woman. There is no bogey, no sexual predator. It is about boundaries that are silently crossed by the perpetrator. And the victim does not have the power to say no or simply does not realize what is happening. The film opens our eyes to an abuse that is much more commonplace than we realize.

Ada is 19. A man she knows invites her to dinner and she accepts. Everything goes so quickly. She doesn’t defend herself. Her genitals get torn, her mind is scattered. In spite or because of that, she goes back twice to confront this man. Her story is intertwined with others, each one different yet all the same – a nasty, insane, commonplace story.


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Belgian selection

DOCVILLE presents ten strong Belgian documentaries. Films that explore unknown territory - such as the oldest Belgian art gallery or a juvenile prison - as well as films that look beyond our borders. Films made by experienced directors as well as by young, new talent. The strongest production will win the Jury Prize for Best Belgian Documentary.



Dutch spoken or subtitled Crime Society

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Directed by Alexe Poukine
Belgium, France
2019 85 min.
French
Subtitles: Dutch, English


Programme

Belgian selection

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Director

Alexe Poukine

Producer

Cyril Bibas

Production company

Centre Vidéo de Bruxelles / Alter Ego Production

Cinematography

Elin Kirschfink

Editing

Agnès Bruckert

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