Man van staal


1h 22m 1999

Brief Synopsis

13-year-old Victor has just moved to Ostend to live with his aunt and uncle, after the death of his father. He immediately meets and falls for Fania, but finds that his fantasy life, wherein he lives as a super-hero with emotions of steel, gets in the way of their relationship. Eager to connect with

Film Details

Also Known As
Man of Steel
Release Date
1999

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 22m

Synopsis

13-year-old Victor has just moved to Ostend to live with his aunt and uncle, after the death of his father. He immediately meets and falls for Fania, but finds that his fantasy life, wherein he lives as a super-hero with emotions of steel, gets in the way of their relationship. Eager to connect with Fania, Victor realizes he must work his way out of the elaborate fantasy persona he has created and open himself up emotionally.

Film Details

Also Known As
Man of Steel
Release Date
1999

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 22m

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Miscellaneous Notes

Feature directorial debut for Vincent Bal.

Shown at Berlin International Film Festival (Children's Filmfest) February 9-20, 2000.

Shown at Flanders International Film Festival in Ghent October 5-16, 1999.

color

Dolby

dialogue Flemish