Our Children Poster

Release Date: August 2nd, 2013

DVD Release Date: November 12th, 2013

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 51 min

Plot Summary
A doctor brings a boy to Belgium and raises him as his own. When the boy reaches adulthood, he gets married and starts his own family -- but he still relies on the doctor. When trouble strikes his family, the dependence turns into domination.

Cast: Niels Arestrup, Tahar Rahim, Émilie Dequenne, Stéphane Bissot, Baya Belal, Mounia Raoui, Redouane Behache

Director: Joachim Lafosse

Genres: Drama

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  • Reteaming to play a duo similar to the one in A Prophet, Rahim and Arestrup maintain the film’s tense and sinister tone – the former providing a convincing mix of fragility and machismo, and the latter looking and acting more and more like Brando in the latter half of his career. show more

  • It's occasionally too icily removed, but it compensates through its perpetual concern with understanding its characters and their untenable situations. show more

  • It’s a near-perfect portrait of a domestic tragedy as a master-and-servant psychodrama, one that leaves catastrophic collateral damage in its wake. show more

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