The Son (Le Fils) (2002) - Rotten Tomatoes

The Son (Le Fils) (2002)

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A joinery instructor at a rehab center refuses to take a new teen as his apprentice, but then begins to follow the boy through the hallways and streets.

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Critic Reviews for The Son (Le Fils)

All Critics (1)

The simple but persuasive social drama at some point grabs your attention and never lets go.

February 16, 2011 | Rating: A | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for The Son (Le Fils)

½

Watching the Son was an extremely interesting experience. I knew nothing what the movie was all about, except that it was from the Dardenne brothers, which I have seen some of their works before, like Rosetta and Lorna. What I got from this movie was an interesting, unique, realistic piece of alternative cinema.It showed things the way they are. Nothing was exaggerated or dramatized. Even the camera angles were realistic in the way they followed the characters. It was quite difficult to pin-point exactly what made this movie so brilliant,but a lot relied on the main character, who was amazing. He expressed so well with his eyes, and every change in emotion was visible by the look in his eyes. Throughout the entire movie the camera was focused on him, and he carried the movie through.The Dardenne brothers are good in showing the everyday life in a beautiful poetic style. I am looking forward in seeing more of their works.

Daisy  Maduro
Daisy Maduro

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The events are simple. The emotions are hugely complex.

Robert Fearon
Robert Fearon

Super Reviewer

½

Well crafted slow examination of grief and male communication.

Gordon Anderson
Gordon Anderson

Super Reviewer

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