Synopsis by Clarke Fountain
The woes and heartaches of late childhood come to the screen in this Belgian film. It tells the story of Guss (played by Stephane Guss as a young boy, Sammy Pavel as a man), who is the son of a wealthy farmer. The most vivid moments show a beating he received at parochial school for playing hooky and his first meeting with his estranged mother.
childhood, coming-of-age, estrangement, farming, grief, heartbreak, hooky, mother, physical-abuse, school, slice-of-life