A Fictional documentary shows the search for Dirk van Walhaven, a mythical poet who has never actually lived. The result is as much a moving retrospective portrait of a complex man in a seemingly simple environment as it is a shrap comment on today’s media.


Title Onvrijwillige Poëet (De)
Original language /
Status Completed
Category Docs
Year 2001


Photography Alain Jongen
Music Micha Vandendriessche
Released 2001

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Running time film 26


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Last edited on 23 November 2011

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Director Peter Monsaert
Producer Peter Monsaert

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