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The Children

The Children

There are 25 children living in this particular family. They have different names and there are no parents watching over them. But some other adults take care of the kids and watch them on their way to growing up. Like guardian angels. This is the story of a certain type of nursery and its occupants...

Christophe Hermans, born 1982 in Namur, Belgium. He studied directing at the Institut des Arts de Diffusion in Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium. His thesis documentary short POIDS PLUME (Featherweight, 2005) made quite a splash on the international festival circuit. Afterwards, Hermans has taken turns at making fiction and documentary films. He lives and works in Liége, Belgium. // Films (Selected): LA BALANÇOIRE (The Swing, 2009, short), ÉTRANGÉRE (Stranger, 2010, short), FANCY-FAIR (2011, short), CORPS ÉTRANGER (A Stranger's Skin, 2011, doc), LES ENFANTS (The Children 2011, doc)

Transition Spaces - Nowhere Places 2012

Christophe Hermans

Belgium 2011
Digi-Beta/color
52 minutes
OmeU

Screenplay
Cinematography
Emilie Montagner/Emilie Gueret
Editing
Joel Mann
Sound
Yves Bemelmans
Music
Thomas Vacquie

Production

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Belgium
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World Sales

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