EN - On Sunday 23 August 1914, starting at 5.00 am, the third German army set fire to the city of Dinant. 674 inhabitants are slaughtered. 1,000 houses burned. The city looks like a medieval description of Hell.

NL - Op zondag 23 augustus 1914, vanaf vijf uur 's ochtends, steekt het derde Duitse leger de stad Dinant in brand. 674 inwoners worden afgeslacht, 1000 huizen verbrand. De stad lijkt op een middeleeuwse beschrijving van de hel.


Title Three Days in August 1914
Original title Trois journées d'août 1914
Original language French
Status Completed
Production Minority Flemish
Category Docs
Genre Documentary
Year 2014
World première / first public presentation 2015-01-14


Photography Dominique Henry, Nicolas François
Editing Isabelle Boyer
Sound Aymen Sahli, Aurélien Lebourg
Music Stephan Dunckelman

Technical specs

Running time film 199'
Release format Digital file
Other available formats DVD
Aspect ratio 16:9 - 1.85
Sound format Stereo 2.0
Colour Colour
Available in 2D


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Last edited on 6 October 2018

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Director André Dartevelle
Producers Jean Paul Snoeckx
Writers André Dartevelle

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