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Man of Steel

Original title: Man van Staal
Belgium, 1999

Director: Bal, Vincent
Production company: Favourite Films
Age recommendation: 12 years and up

Victor, a 13-year-old boy, is desperately looking for his first kiss. When that first kiss comes too close, Victor seeks refuge in his imagination, becoming „The Man of Steel who has no emotions, because tears make him rust“. But no Man of Steel can withstand Fania, a 13-year-old ... girl.

Romantic, funny and charming coming-of-age-story.

Berlin 2000 (awarded), Laon 2000

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