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Daens

Daens (1993)

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Release Date: Feb 25, 1993 Wide

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This Academy Award-nominated Belgian drama follows a late 19th-century priest's courageous battle to end the exploitation of child workers in Aalst, Belgium. Father Daens' crusade begins shortly after he is transferred to the impoverished Belgian region. Aghast at the working conditions he sees in area mills, Daens publishes an inflammatory letter in his brother's newspaper. Among his many accusations and condemnations are those that not only children such as the little girl Nini are being

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Art House & International, Drama

Apr 30, 1996

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Blegium's Oscar nominee is a worthy historical drama about the involvement of priests in the labor movement.

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  • Daens: Priester der entrechteten (DE)
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