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André Demester secretly and painfully loves Barbe, his childhood friend, accepting from her the little that she gives him. He leaves home to be a soldier in a war in a far off land. Barbarity, camaraderie and fear turn him into a warrior. As the seasons go by, Barbe, alone and wasting away, waits for the soldiers to return. Will Demester’s boundless love for Barbe save him?
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Bruno Dumont wrote and directed the 2006 French drama film, Flanders. It tells the story of Demester, a man who was betrayed by his girlfriend because of his lack of emotion. He is sent to war in a Middle Eastern country, where he experiences the horrors of war.
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