Les Enfants

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...

Director's Biography
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)
Architektur und Gesellschaft | Architecture and Society 2012
Christophe Hermans
Belgium 2011
52 minutes
OV with English subtitles
Screenplay Christophe Hermans, Laurence Van Ruymbeke
Cinematography Emilie Montagner, Emilie Gueret
Editing Joel Mann
Sound/Sounddesign Yves Bemelmans
Music Thomas Vacquie
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