Flanders (film)


Theatrical release poster
Directed by Bruno Dumont
Written by Bruno Dumont
Starring Samuel Boidin
Adélaïde Leroux
Distributed by Soda Pictures (UK theatrical)
Release dates
  • 23 May 2006 (2006-05-23) (Cannes)
  • 30 August 2006 (2006-08-30) (France)
Running time
91 minutes
Country France
Language French
Arabic (?)

Flanders (French: Flandres) is a 2006 French drama film written and directed by Bruno Dumont. It tells the story of Demester, a man whose girlfriend cheats on him out of frustration with his lack of emotion. Demester is then sent to war, in an unnamed Middle Eastern country, where he experiences (and participates in) the horrors of war.



The film won the Grand Prix at the 2006 Cannes Film Festival.[1]


  1. "Festival de Cannes: Flanders". festival-cannes.com. Retrieved 2009-12-13.

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