La Vie sexuelle des Belges 1950-1978 (The Sexual Life of the Belgians)
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La Vie sexuelle des Belges 1950-1978 (The Sexual Life of the Belgians)
In this sharp satire, famed Flemish provocateur and first-time director Jan Bucquoy pokes fun at Belgian provincialism by ruthlessly re-telling the autobiographical story of a clueless young bumpkin who tries to keep up with times but always manages to be a few frustrating steps behind -- something reflected by the decidedly dark and unglamorous settings in which he appears. His anti-climactic life unfolds episodically via flashback and is told with a blend of fantasy and reality. The first segments begin in the repressive '50s when Jan grew up with a penurious, emotionally distant mother… More