Charles Tutelier

La Belgique martyre (1919)

La Belgique martyre (1919) is the first fiction film to be made in Belgium after the First World War. Together with the producer Hippolyte De Kempeneer, the films young debuting director, Charles Tutelier (°1897) offers a somewhat clumsy but nevertheless fascinating view on how ordinary Belgians lived and now remember the war. A wide scale of war experiences is presented: the brutal invasion characterized by arson, c
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