Where the heck is Flanders? More charming than insightful, it’s nonetheless a consistently fresh and amusing film boasting perhaps the worst pair of pants ever committed to celluloid. Designed by Lazare Meerson; cinematography by Harry Stradling. Some features of WorldCat will not be available. The men are pompous and ineffectual, but the women are resourceful and practical, saving the town and rewarded with a night of pleasure with the handsome Spanish soldiers. Am amusing tale of female wit and intellect when their men fail them as their town is invaded by foreign powers. Home About Help Search. Create lists, bibliographies and reviews:
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Carnival in Flanders () directed by Jacques Feyder • Reviews, film + cast • Letterboxd
Please create a new list with a new name; move some items to a new or existing list; or delete some items. From a script by Charles Spaak. How many movies have ever been set in Seventeenth Century Flanders? But his redoubtable wife Cornelia despises this strategem and organises the other women to prepare hospitality and to adapt their carnival entertainments for the Spaniards who insist on entering the town anyway.
My copy had bad subtitles, but this is a real charmer.
Well it was a film about fraternizing with the enemy made in This much-honored film’s sophisticated approach to sexual collaboration would, of course, have been impossible in the 40s. The year is and Spain has invaded and occupied the Low Countries. Mail cheques, money orders, cash to: On its release the film proved controversial as some saw it as a discreet endorsement of collaboration herouque a national enemy.
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Critical Writings by Jean-Luc Godard. The Flanders women have balls!
Carnival in Flanders = La Kermesse héroïque (VHS tape, ) 
It is a day in ; a Spanish regiment comes to a town in occupied Flanders. A courier brings news to the village of Boom that a contingent of the enemy army will spend the night within its walls. From a story by Charles Spaak.
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Carnival in Flanders = La Kermesse héroïque
The Vertical axis represents the bits transferred per second. French View all editions and formats. What is not to like? It’s all delightfully farcical as the town’s women, following the cowardice of their male counterparts including the mayor, who decides to play dead, take charge of welcoming the Spanish for their supposed one-night stay, killing them with kindness to the growing frustration of their Flemish husbands hdroique lovers.
French View all editions and formats Summary: Original aspect Ratio 1. Am amusing tale of female wit and intellect when their men shbtitles them as their town is invaded by foreign powers.