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    L'ARMÉE SILENCIEUSE
    Un Certain Regard

    THE SILENT ARMY

    Directed by : Jean VAN DE VELDE

    Year of production : 2008 Country : NETHERLANDS Length : 92 minutes

    Synopsis

    Life as a restaurant owner in an eastern African country is not easy for the
    40 year old, African born and bred Eduard Zuiderwijk after the sudden
    death of his wife. He now stands for the task of raising his 9-year-old son
    Thomas all by himself.
    The young Thomas seeks and gains support from his friend Abu, son of
    Mafillu, one of the female black staff members in the restaurant.
    One day Abu disappears suddenly together with at least ten other children,
    after a nightly and violent raid of his village by the rebel army. Abu’s
    father and many other villagers were killed and the missing children are
    nowhere to be found.
    Young Thomas cannot be consoled. He wants Abu back, and Eduard, who
    feels he is failing as a father, decides to try to find Abu and save him from
    the hands of the re

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    - Cinematography

    - Set decorator

    - Film Editor

    - Sound

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    Further information

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    Contacts

    Production

    THE ENTERTAINMENT GROUP - Vaartweg 89 1217 SM Hilversum the Netherlands - T: +3135-6256064 - F: +3135-6256060

    HONORIS CAUSA COMMUNICATION - FRANCE

    French press

    ANDRÉ-PAUL RICCI - TONY ARNOUX - T: +33 (0)6 12 44 30 62 - TONY.ARNOUX@WANADOO.FR - apricci@wanadoo.fr - tony.arnoux@wanadoo.fr

    International press

    HONORIS CAUSA COMMUNICATION - T: +33 (0)1 48 88 87 87 - WILLIAM PERKINS - wp@hccparis.com

    Un Certain Regard Jean VAN DE VELDE

    THE SILENT ARMY

    Life as a restaurant owner in an eastern African country is not easy for the 40 year old, African born and bred Eduard Zuiderwijk after the sudden d...
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