Aug 9, 2013
Myrtle Beach Online
Taut 'Our Children' captures a complex power relationship
Or so you will be tempted to think. Directed by Joachim Lafosse and starring three of Europe's top actors - Emilie Dequenne, Niels Arestrup and Tahar Rahim - this is a taut psychological study, based on a true story, of the complexities of personal power relationships that begins with the kind of shattering revelation that would be the conclusion ... (more)
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Emotional Terrorism, From The Shelter Of Home
Our Children, a quietly devastating Belgian domestic drama, opens with a shattered young woman on an IV drip.
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Murielle and Mounir love each other passionately. Ever since he was a boy, the young man has been living with Doctor Pinget who provides him with a comfortable life.
How does it happen that a vibrant, capable young woman loses her sense of self-worth and ends up destroying what she most loves? Belgian director Joachim Lafosse structures an all too familiar contemporary story that was headline news in Europe as a classical tragedy.