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The Son

The Son

A Feature film by Jean-Pierre Dardenne, Luc Dardenne

Produced by Archipel 35 / Archipel 33

Release in France : 23/10/2002

    Synopsis

    Who is this boy named Francis? If Olivier refused to take him into carpentry workshop, why has he taken to following him in the training center hallways, in the streets, in the building where he lives? Why is he so interested in him and, yet, why does he seem so afraid of him?

    Actors (12)

    Production and distribution (4)

    Executive Producer :

    Archipel 35 / Archipel 33

    Film exports/foreign sales :

    Wild Bunch International

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    International releases (29)

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    Full credits (18)

    Executive Producer :

    Denis Freyd

    Foreign producers :

    Luc Dardenne, Jean-Pierre Dardenne

    Line Producer :

    Olivier Bronckart

    Director of Photography :

    Alain Marcoen

    Assistant Operators :

    Amaury Duquenne, Jean-François Hensgens

    Press Attachés (film) :

    Marie-Christine Damiens, Richard Lormand, Viviana Andriani

    Assistant editor :

    Sophie Vercruysse

    Production Designer :

    Igor Gabriel

    Still Photographer :

    Christine Plenus

    Assistant Director :

    Bernard Garant

    Sound Recordist :

    Jean-Pierre Duret

    Screenwriters :

    Luc Dardenne, Jean-Pierre Dardenne

    Sound Assistant :

    Benoît De Clerck

    Production manager :

    Véronique Marit

    Editor :

    Marie-Hélène Dozo

    Continuity supervisor :

    Marika Piedboeuf

    Costume designer :

    Monic Parelle

    Location Manager :

    Philippe Groff

    Technical details

    Feature film

    Genres :

    Fiction

    Sub-genre :

    Drama

    Production language :

    French

    Coproducer countries :

    France, Belgium

    Original French-language productions :

    Yes

    Nationality :

    Minority French (France, Belgium)

    Production year :

    2002

    French release :

    23/10/2002

    Runtime :

    1 h 43 min

    Current status :

    Released

    Visa number :

    103.000

    Visa issue date :

    26/09/2002

    Approval :

    Yes

    Production formats :

    35mm

    Color type :

    Color

    Aspect ratio :

    1.66

    Audio format :

    Dolby SRD

    Posters (1)

    Directors (2)

    News (7)

    Selections (12)

    Grand Lyon Film Festival - 2020

    Grand Lyon Film Festival (2020)

    Selection

    Lumière Award : Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne

    Lumiere Awards - 2003

    Lumiere Awards (France, 2003)

    Selection

    French Films

    BIFF - 2002

    BIFF (South Korea, 2002)

    Selection

    Films selected

    BFI London Film Festival - 2002

    BFI London Film Festival (Great Britain, 2002)

    Selection

    Films selected

    Seminci - 2002

    Seminci (Spain, 2002)

    Selection

    Official Selection

    Rio de Janeiro International Film Festival - 2002

    Rio de Janeiro International Film Festival (Brazil, 2002)

    Selection

    Panorama of World Cinema

    Cannes Film Market - 2002

    Cannes Film Market (France, 2002)

    Selection

    Selection

    Cannes International Film Festival - 2002

    Cannes International Film Festival (France, 2002)

    Selection

    Official Competition - Feature Films

    Awards (2)

    Lumiere Awards - 2003

    Lumiere Awards (France, 2003)

    Awards

    Meilleur film francophone

    Cannes International Film Festival - 2002

    Cannes International Film Festival (France, 2002)

    Awards

    Best Performance for an Actor : Olivier Gourmet

    Delegations (3)