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Kongo - Complete Series   link to Kongo - Complete Series on IMDb  

Number: 34

poster Kongo - Complete Series

IMDb Rating:
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7.3/10 (82 votes)

Country: Belgium,

Spoken Languages: Dutch, French

Genre(s): Drama, History

Director(s): Vincent Rouffaer

Storyline:
Guy Moeyaert is a well-meaning colonial official in a jungle district of the Belgian Congo in the last years of white colonial rule, after the Second World War, a paternalistic system where the state, unable to be properly present all over the vast, sparsely populated country, collaborates systematically with the Roman Catholic missions -in his post, father Alexis- and private enterprise, in case mainly the mining company -locally represented by engineer Lenaers- which also helps out with money and labor for such public tasks as road building. Even his grip on the natives is weak, as they live under hereditary tribal leaders, which must take from its people what they are legally obliged to deliver to the state in taxes and labor; coercion is done by force, including whipping on the bare buttocks, which Guy hates. Guy also starts a love affair with Hélène Vermarcke, who gets estranged from her husband Luk (the three were already friends in Belgium) as he devotes all his efforts the ...

Cast:

photo Lucas Van den Eynde Lucas Van den Eynde 7 episodes, 1997
photo Karen van Parijs Karen van Parijs 7 episodes, 1997
photo Guy Van Sande Guy Van Sande 7 episodes, 1997
photo Dennis Rudge Dennis Rudge 7 episodes, 1997
photo Hans De Munter Hans De Munter 7 episodes, 1997

Medium: Unknown,

Loaned: No

Aspect ratio: Unknown