Movies and TV shows set in flanders

The list contains the best, new and most relevant movies set in flanders ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, touching, bleak, melancholic and suspenseful films and TV shows about / with life is a bitch, female nudity, death, friendship, murder, nudity (full frontal - brief), brutality, male nudity, mentor and hospital plots mostly in Drama, Romance and War genres shot in France, Belgium, Netherlands and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as flanders: North Sea Texas (2011), The Day (2018), Cub (2014), A Dog of Flanders (1999), Bullhead (2011), Testament of Youth (2014), Legend About Thiel (1977), Thieves of the Wood (2018), In Flanders Fields (2014), Hotel Beau Séjour (2016).

List of movies set in flanders

North Sea Texas (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Belgium
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Pim lives in a run-down house in a dead-end street somewhere on the Flanders coast, together with his mother Yvette Bulteel. Life here smells of cold French fries, cheap cigarettes, vermouth and stale beer. Mother Yvette uses her friend Etienne, ...
Style: sincere, touching, sentimental, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: gay teenager, first gay sexual experience, lgbt teen, gay, lgbt, coming of age, gay lead character, first love, teenage love, lgbt child, love and romance, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: belgium, flanders, europe, france
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 8.4
 3K
The Day (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Belgium
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The nerve-racking events of a cold winter's day, seen from two different perspectives. The odd episodes tell the story of a team of police negotiators and special forces who respond to a hostage crisis in a small bank branch. The even episodes ...
Style: suspense, tense, exciting, suspenseful
Plot: heist, hostage, robbery, bank, hostage situation, negotiation, rescue, daring rescue, crimes, ransom, terrorist, courage ...
Place: belgium, flanders
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 5.9
 6K
Cub (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Horror
Country: Belgium, Netherlands
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Over-imaginative 12 year-old Sam heads off to the woods to summer scout camp with his pack convinced that he will encounter a monster...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, enigmatic, slasher
Plot: boy scout, monster, summer camp, trap, deadly creature, supernatural, boy, wilderness, teenage life, danger, deadly, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: flanders, belgium, france
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A Dog of Flanders (1999)
Genre: Family, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Poor but happy, young Nello and his grandfather live alone, delivering milk as a livelihood, in the outskirts of Antwerp, a city in Flanders (the Flemish or Dutch-speaking part of modern-day Belgium). They discover a beaten dog (a Bouvier, a large ...
Style: sentimental, touching, tear jerker, inspirational, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: dog, family, friendship, countryside, boy dog relationship, grandfather grandson relationship, family relations, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, drawing, boy and dog, life philosophy, destiny ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1930s, 70s
Place: flanders, antwerp, california, san francisco
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 7.4
 23K
Bullhead (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Belgium, Netherlands
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Young Limburg cattle farmer, Jacky Vanmarsenille, is approached by an unscrupulous veterinarian to make a shady deal with a notorious West-Flemish beef trader. But the assassination of a federal policeman, and an unexpected confrontation with a ...
Style: tense, bleak, suspenseful, disturbing, emotional ...
Plot: mafia, snitch, vengeance, crimes, crime, farm, friendship, life is a bitch, business venture, haunted by the past, tragic event, notoriety ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: belgium, flanders
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Testament of Youth (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, Denmark
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Testament of Youth is a powerful story of love, war and remembrance, based on the First World War memoir by Vera Brittain, which has become the classic testimony of that war from a woman’s point of view. A searing journey from youthful hopes and ...
Style: touching, serious, captivating, stylized, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: world war one, war, period piece, life is a bitch, wartime life, love affair, love and romance, nurse, poetry, wartime, compassion, nursing ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1914, year 1918, 19th century ...
Place: oxford university, england, london, europe, flanders ...
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Legend About Thiel (1977)
Genre: Adventure, History
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 311 min.
Story: Based on the book by Belgian XIX century author Charles de Coaster.
Plot: catholicism, friendship
Time: 16th century
Place: flanders, netherlands, holland
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Thieves of the Wood (2018)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Mystery
Country: Belgium
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Charismatic highwayman Jan de Lichte leads the oppressed and downtrodden in a revolt against the corrupt aristocracy of 18th-century Belgium.
Style: suspense, bleak, realistic
Plot: forest, thief, bandit, outlaw, criminal, deserter, nobility, life is a bitch, mercenary, poverty, exploitation, war injury ...
Time: 18th century
Place: belgium, flanders
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In Flanders Fields (2014)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Belgium
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: The story of the Boesman family's attempt to survive in the city of Ghent during the first world war focusing on each of the five family member's different experiences
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, touching
Plot: soldier, family life, idealism, survival, teenage life, military, parents and children, life turned upside down, wartime life, life is a bitch, society, war ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: europe, belgium, flanders
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Hotel Beau Séjour (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Belgium
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Hotel Beau Séjour. Kato, covered in blood, wakes up without any recollection of what happened the night before. Moreover, nobody seems to see or hear her. Slowly it sinks in: she's dead. Who did this to her? And how come a handful of people ...
Style: noir, captivating, twists and turns, suspenseful, contemplative ...
Plot: seeing dead people, ghost, strong female character, murder, investigation, corruption, serial killer, jealousy, strong female lead, whodunit, betrayal, fall in love ...
Place: belgium, flanders
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The Flemish Vampire (2007)
Genre: Horror
Country: Belgium
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Frank, a vet, discovers that his daughter has a lesbian relationship. When he tries to confront her rehearsal of a play named "The Flemish Vampire" something unexpected happens.
Plot: theater, play within film, lesbianism, vampirism, evil, play, actress, vampire, father daughter relationship, stage actress, lesbian daughter, lesbian
Place: flanders
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John the Fearless (1984)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Crime, Fantasy
Country: Belgium
Duration: 78 min.
Story: He's the "Rocky" of the 15th century-defender of the poor, enemy of evil, champion of justice. He's fearless and the strongest man in the land. He's ready and willing to take on all wrong doers-rich and poor. Accompanied by ...
Plot: thief, murder, servant, cousin, on the run, cemetery, forest, duchess, werewolf, baron, witch hunt, quest ...
Time: middle ages, 15th century
Place: antwerp, flanders
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Mariken from Nieumeghen (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The historical parable about a girl from the Flemish common people with folk motifs in the style of Brueghel and Bosch - love, violence, bloody scenes, ugly ...
Plot: flashback, female nudity, barefoot, sex, plague, devil, medieval
Place: flanders
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Weekend at Dunkirk (1964)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 119 min.
Story: In June 1940, during the Dunkirk evacuation of Allied troops to England, French sergeant Julien Maillat and his men debate whether to evacuate to Britain or stay and fight the German troops that are closing-in from all directions. - from IMDB
Plot: world war two, french army, french soldier, shore, beach, soldier, steel helmet, french military, uniform, sand, car accident
Time: year 1940
Place: flanders
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The Dreamlife of Angels (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 113 min.
Story: In Lille, two penniless young women with few prospects become friends. Isa moves in with Marie, who's flat-sitting for a mother and child in hospital in comas following a car crash. Isa is out-going, unskilled, with hopes of moving south to ...
Style: realistic, touching, psychological, sincere, contemplative ...
Plot: obsession, friendship, coma, working class, female friendship, love and romance, coming of age, down on your luck, unemployment, couples, friends, life is a bitch ...
Time: 90s
Place: flanders, france
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The Life of Jesus (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Twenty-something Freddy is becalmed in a podunk French village where the only sign of life is the local amateur brass band and youth aimlessly roaming around the countryside on scooters. He has an intense sexual connection with his girlfriend but ...
Style: bleak, disturbing, realistic, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: interracial relations, immigrants, gang, family relations, unemployment, racism, epilepsy, aids, dull life, kids in trouble, life is a bitch, society ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, france, flanders
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A Christmas Tale (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 150 min.
Story: When their regal matriarch falls ill, the troubled Vuillard family come together for a hesitant Christmastime reunion. Among them is rebellious ne'er-do-well Henri and the uptight Elizabeth. Together under the same roof for the first time in ...
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, serious, tragicomedy ...
Plot: transplant, dysfunctional family, family relations, terminal illness, siblings relations, death in the family, family in crisis, family, alcohol abuse, family feud, family reunited, family problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, flanders, paris france
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White Wedding (1989)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The plot centres around moody 17 year old Mathilde (Paradis) who has no parents. Her philosophy teacher François (Cremer), happens to stumble across her path and is eager to help her learn more. He starts to come over to her house everyday going ...
Style: sexual, sentimental, emotional, sexy, serious ...
Plot: older man younger woman relationship, forbidden love, teacher student relationship, girl man relationship, obsession, teachers and students, youth, high school, bad attitude, power relations, romance, love and romance ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: france, europe, flanders
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Mrs Henderson Presents (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Eccentric 70-year-old widow purchases the Windmill Theatre in London as a post-widowhood hobby. After starting an innovative continuous variety review, which is copied by other theaters, they begin to lose money. Mrs Henderson suggests they add ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, realistic, humorous, touching ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: showbiz, world war two, audition, couples, love and romance, artists and showbiz, couple relations, follow your dream, friendship, art, hopes, unwanted pregnancy ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, 1940s, 40s
Place: london, europe, england, flanders, france
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 6.6
 4K
Mad Love (2001)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Spain, Italy, Portugal, France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The love story who transformed Juana I de Castilla, Queen of Spain, into Juana "The mad". The tragic fate of a Queen madly in love to an unfaithful husband, Felipe el Hermoso, Archduke of Austria.
Style: captivating, sexy, serious, melancholic, gothic ...
Plot: betrayal, love and romance, intrigue, politics, infidelity, obsession, tragic hero, isolation, couple relations, royal family, state affairs, rivalry ...
Time: 16th century, 15th century, 1500s, 1920s, 18th century
Place: spain, austria, europe, portugal, flanders ...
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 6.9
 4K
Humanity (1999)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 141 min.
Story: When an 11-year-old girl is brutally raped and murdered in a quiet French village, a police detective who has forgotten how to feel emotions--because of the death of his own family in some kind of accident--investigates the crime, which turns out to ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, psychological, disturbing, bleak ...
Audience: kids
Plot: murder, small town, sexual abuse, social relations, performer's life, life is a bitch, deadly, police investigation, society, crimes, love and romance, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, flanders
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 7.1
 5K
Germinal (1993)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium, Italy
Duration: 160 min.
Story: It's mid 19th century, north of France. The story of a coal miner's town. They are exploited by the mine's owner. One day the decide to go on strike, and then the authorities repress them
Style: thought provoking, emotional, realistic, sincere, epic ...
Plot: working class, hopes, politics, family relations, injustice, labor union, rich and poor, unemployment, fighting the system, power relations, righting the wronged, workplace situations ...
Time: 19th century
Place: france, europe, flanders, tokyo
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 6.5
 3K
Flanders (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: André Demester secretly and painfully loves Barbe, his childhood friend, accepting from her the little that she gives him. He leaves home to be a soldier in a war in a far off land. Barbarity, camaraderie and fear turn him into a warrior. As the ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: castration, battles, murder, soldier, war, military, unfulfilled love, survival, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, male female relationship, war crime, best friend ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, flanders, belgium, middle east
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Body of My Enemy (1976)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Francois always despised the textile barons who ruled his local town. But he fell in love with the family heiress Gilberte. Ten years ago, he would have married her. Now only hatred holds them together. Francois is accused of murder. A hooker and a ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, suspense, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: false accusation, gangsters, criminal, revenge, crime, crimes, rivalry, criminal heroes, rise and fall, dishonesty, murder, murder trial ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: france, flanders
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Welcome to the Sticks (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Although living a comfortable life in Salon-de-Provence, a charming town in the South of France, Julie has been feeling depressed for a while. To please her, Philippe Abrams, a post office administrator, her husband, tries to obtain a transfer to a ...
Style: humorous, witty, funny, realistic, inspirational ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: culture clash, village life, french, fish out of water, friendship, postman, dialect, foe turned friend, social satire, social relations, family, small town ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: france, provence, europe, southern france, south of france ...
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Captain Alatriste: The Spanish Musketeer (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: Spain
Duration: 145 min.
Story: In 17th century Spain Diego Alatriste, a brave and heroic soldier, is fighting in his King's army in the Flandes region. His best mate, Balboa, falls in a trap and, near to death, asks Diego to look after his son and teach him to be a soldier.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, epic, rough
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: adventure, battles, soldier, intrigue, european history, heroes, tough heroes, dishonesty, spanish history, righting the wronged, hopes, military ...
Time: 17th century
Place: spain, flanders, napoli italy, madrid
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The Wipers Times (2013)
Genre: War
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When Captain Fred Roberts discovered a printing press in the ruins of Ypres, Belgium in 1916, he decided to publish a satirical magazine called The Wipers Times - "Wipers" being army slang for Ypres. Full of gallows humour, The Wipers ...
Style: thought provoking, touching, realistic, semi serious, clever ...
Plot: world war one, military life, human spirit, military, soldier, danger, life is a bitch, hopes, battles, superior officer, war, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1918, year 1917, year 1916
Place: europe, france, flanders
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 6.1
 5K
Flying Home (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Belgium, Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Colin, an ambitious young American businessman, has a deal with a potential client, a rich Arab sheikh who is a passionate pigeon fancier. The sheikh has tried several times to buy a champion pigeon, but the owner continues to stubbornly refuse his ...
Style: touching, sentimental, feel good, serious, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: follow your dream, ambition, fish out of water, fall in love, hidden identity, young lovers, dishonesty, romance, couples, disorder, couple relations, misfit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: belgium, flanders
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 7.3
 2K
Guilty (2011)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Investigates the corrupt judicial system under which Alain Mar'caux and his wife Edith were arrested on accusations of pedophilia horrific acts they never committed- and the years he spent fighting to get out of prison, clear his name and keep ...
Style: thought provoking, disturbing, touching, sincere, serious ...
Plot: false accusation, prison, injustice, imprisonment, broken family, police brutality, lawyer, judge, courtroom drama, life turned upside down, false accusation of rape, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: europe, france, flanders
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The Mill and the Cross (2011)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Poland, Sweden
Duration: 92 min.
Story: What would it be like to step inside a great work of art, have it come alive around you, and even observe the artist as he sketches the very reality you are experiencing? From Lech Majewski, one of Poland's most acclaimed filmmakers, The Mill ...
Style: atmospheric, bleak, realistic, serious, surreal ...
Plot: painter, punishment, breast feeding, life is a bitch, death sentence, religions or cults, redemption, society, occupation, loss of son, symbolism, painting ...
Time: 16th century
Place: belgium, europe, flanders
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