Heads against the wall

Bénédicte Liénard & 52/91' — 1997

This film was shot from the summer of ’95 to the winter of ’97. It follows the lives of 4 adolescents, all institutionalised and placed under court protection. Adopting the young peoples’ viewpoint, the film underscores the dichotomy between their words and those of the institutions that surround them. It puts the accent on the rupture between justice and the reality of those it seeks to help. Have the institutions lead Christelle, Grégory, Manu and Gaël towards adulthood and independence, or made dependent beings of them?

Belgium

Production : Les Films du Tournesol
Coproduction : RTBF, CBA, ARTE Belgique
With the support of the Centre du cinéma et de l’Audiovisuel de la Fédération Wallonie-Bruxelles

Director
Bénédicte Liénard
Scenario
Bénédicte Liénard
DOP
Antoine-Marie Meert
Sound
Philippe Sellier
Image editor
Marie-Hélène Dozo
Image Format
35mm
Available subtitles
FR, EN

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