Waldstille

Martijn Maria Smits Feature film - 2016 - 90 min.

Gouden Kalf winner

Beste Vrouwelijke Bijrol Marie-Louise Stheins

Gouden Kalf nominee

Beste Acteur Thomas Ryckewaert

Beste Mannelijke Bijrol Johan Leysen

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Drama in which Ben, two years after he caused his girlfriend’s death in a road accident, returns to his native village. There, his in-laws have secured the custody of his little daughter.

In this drama, Ben is faced with the anger and grief of his entire village when, inebriated, he causes a road accident in which his girlfriend Tinka dies. Ben is sent to prison and his resentful in-laws get custody of his little daughter Cindy. When Ben after two years returns to the southern village of Waldstille, he intends to restore contact with Cindy as soon as possible - despite opposition from his parents-in-law.

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