De leeuw van Vlaanderen

Hugo Claus Feature film - 1984 - 108 min.

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Film adaptation of the book by Hendrik Conscience about the violent resistance of West-Flanders against the French domination at the start of the 14th century. The ruthless battle seems to end in a loss for the Flemings, when suddenly a Golden Knight appears. He gives the exhausted Flemings new courage and leads them to victory: the glorious victory at the battle of the Golden Spurs.

Credits

Director(s) Hugo Claus
Producer(s) Kunst & Kino
BRT 1
Jan van Raemdonck
KRO TV
Production Country
Belgium