EN - Historical drama depicting the struggle for happiness and fortune of a poor family living at the Belgian Coast, from the pre-Second World War era up to the Fifties. Searching for romance, main character Piften has to overcome numerous barriers such as poverty, a tyrannical father, the war, his loyalty towards his brothers and sisters and – not least of all – the dramatic background of the girl he loves.


Title The Kavijaks
Original title De Kavijaks
Original language Dutch
Status Completed
Category TV series
Year 2006


Cast Jan Decleir, Wietse Tanghe, Jenne Decleir, Stef Aerts, Thomas Ryckewaert, Tim David, Rosa Vandervost, Margot De Ridder, Jessa Wildemeersch, Sofie Decleir, Sien Eggers, Nand Buyl, Hilde Van Mieghem, Sofie Van Moll, Karlijn Sileghem, Marie Vinck, Kurt Defrancq, Lucas Van den Eynde
Photography Renaat Lambeets
Editing Joris Brouwers
Music Dirk Brossé

Technical specs

Running time film 5 x 50’
Release format 16mm
Colour Colour


Supported by

Flanders Audiovisual Fund (VAF)

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Director Stijn Coninx
Producers Katrien Van Nieuwenhove, Philippe Bonami
Writers Marc Didden

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