English

When he finds out that his company has expropriated his own mother, a successful young manager gets deeply upset. Money and power now have a different meaning. He needs to struggle against his own self and stake everything in order to reorganise true values in his life. His career is at stake. When his mother dies in the pension she's been put, his point of limit is reached. He feels responsible and takes revenge through terrorist actions. The beast explodes.

French

Lorsqu’il découvre que sa société a exproprié sa propre mère, un jeune directeur talentueux est profondément contrarié. L’argent et le pouvoir ont désormais une signification différente. Il doit se battre contre lui-même et mettre tout en œuvre pour réorganiser sa vie autour de vraies valeurs. Sa carrière est en jeu. Lorsque sa mère meurt dans la pension dans laquelle elle a été placée, ses limites sont dépassées. Il se sent responsable et prend sa revanche par le biais d’actions terroristes. La bête explose.

Info

Title The Beast
Original title Het beest
Original language Dutch
Status Completed
Category Features , Animation
Year 1982

Credits

Cast Willem Ruis, Hedie Meyling, Cara Van Wersch, Ward De Ravet, Bert André, Harry Kümel, Ivo Pauwels

Technical specs

Running time film 86’
Release format 35mm

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Last edited on 25 March 2015

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Director Paul Collet
Producers Paul Collet
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