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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

Credits

Jean VAN DE VELDE - Director

Jean VAN DE VELDE - Script / Dialogue

Theo VAN DE SANDE - Cinematography

Wilbert VAN DORP - Set decorator

Peter.R ADAM - Film Editor

Peter WARNIER - Sound

Photo du film

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 Released on 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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