EN - The Farewells is set against the background of the Antwerp docks. Pierre Wesselmans is a radio telegrapher on a ship. This ship is part of a secret government mission. Pierre struggles to keep his spirits up when each day he has to say goodbye to his family. He has to do this each day because he never knows when he might have to leave on this secret mission.

Based on the work of Michiels

FR - The Farewells se déroule dans le contexte des docks d’Anvers. Pierre Wesselmans est télégraphiste sur un navire. Ce navire fait partie d’une mission secrète du gouvernement. Pierre s’efforce à tenir le coup lorsque, chaque jour, il doit dire au revoir à sa famille. Il doit le faire chaque jour, car il ne sait jamais quand il pourrait devoir partir en mission secrète.

Info

Title The Farewells
Original title Het afscheid
Original language Dutch
Status Completed
Category Features
Year 1966

Credits

Cast Petra Laseur, Julien Schoenaerts, Senna Rouffaer, Kris Betz, Edward Deleu, Marlene Edeling a.o.
Photography Herman Wuyts
Editing Herman Wuyts
Music Hans-Martin Majewski

Technical specs

Running time film 86’
Release format 35mm
Colour B/W

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Director Roland Verhavert
Producers Roland Verhavert
Writers Roland Verhavert
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