Daens (1993)

This Academy Award-nominated Belgian drama follows a late 19th-century priest's courageous battle to end the exploitation of child workers in Aalst, Belgium. Father Daens' crusade begins shortly after he is transferred to the… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: February 25, 1993
DVD Release Date: April 30, 1996
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Quentin Curtis
Independent on Sunday

Daens restores our prejudices about Belgian cinema: it's long, worthy, and a bit dull.

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Emanuel Levy

Blegium's Oscar nominee is a worthy historical drama about the involvement of priests in the labor movement.

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