(The Long Weekend)

Original screenplay

  • Youth Award Best Belgian Film 2005
  • Silver Bernard Wicki Award, Filmfest Emden
  • Trade Union Award, Filmfest Emden
Director:Hans Herbots
Cinematographer:Danny Elsen
Editor:Nico Leunen
Music:Fonny De Wulf
Producers:Jean-Claude Van Rijckeghem, Mieke De Wulf, Dries Phlypo
Production:A Private View, VTM
Cast:Jan Decleir, Koen De Bouw, Wouter Hendrickx, Veerle Baetens, Els Olaerts, Sofie Van Moll, Hans Van Cauwenberghe
Original language:Dutch
Running time:90 minutes

Two ex-factory workers hijack their former manager in his luxurious villa. They want to force him to pay damages to all the workers duped by his fraudulent bankruptcy. When the manager’s mistress shows up, things start to get out of hand…