Tussen OnsVincent Everaert, Sam Geyskens & Lander Haverals

Three poignant testimonials from parents and children whose relationships are marked by the parent's or child's addiction. Whether it's alcohol, medication or drugs, a mother neglecting her children or a son lying to his parents, addiction wreaks havoc in a family. How unconditional is love when addiction beckons?

A father watches with fear as his son strikes out on his own. After 2 years of being clean, he is moving to the big city. Will he be able to resist the temptations? A girl talks about how scared she was of her drunken father. Now that he has stopped drinking, he realizes that he will have to earn back the trust of his daughters. After yet another overdose of medication, a son confronts his mother: if she still wants a relationship with her children, it has to stop. Three candid, intimate stories about what years of addiction do to relationships within a family. Trust is broken, wounds are made that are difficult to heal. Love is put to the test when addiction is involved.


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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.



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Directed by Vincent Everaert, Sam Geyskens & Lander Haverals
Belgium
2021 61 min.
Dutch
Subtitles: Dutch


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Belgian selection

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Director

Vincent Everaert, Sam Geyskens & Lander Haverals

Producer

Sofie Despeer, Harald Hauben

Production company

Sofie Despeer, Harald Hauben

Cinematography

Jordan Vanschel

Editing

Lotsje De Ridder

Music

Sam Geyskens

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