WorldCat is the world’s largest library catalog, helping you find library materials online. College initiation rites on one Belgian campus end in tragic death of one freshman. In the s, Father Adolf Daens goes to Aalst, a textile town where child labor is rife, pay and working conditions are horrible, the poor have no vote, and the Catholic church backs the petite bourgeoisie in oppressing workers. Daens, Pieter, — — Drama. Similar Items Related Subjects: The E-mail Address es you entered is are not in a valid format. Cancel Forgot your password?
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Your list has reached the maximum number of items. Factories — Belgium — Aalst — 19th century — Drama. As her parents have been nederlanss redundant, she is the only one who is earning some money to support her whole family.
After Rome disciplines him, he must choose between two callings, as priest and as champion of workers. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Daens is even supported by the liberal party and the socialist party. Daens becomes a pulpit and, later on, also a member of the Chamber of Representatives. Yes No Report this.
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Daens was elected member of the Belgian parliament in Similar Items Related Subjects: Daens, once elected to Parliament to represent the workers, risked everything to succeed. Views Read Edit View history. Cancel Forgot your password? In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Please create a new list with a new name; move some items to a new or existing list; nederllands delete some items.
Eventually, Daens convinces the Belgian politicians that work conditions must improve and workmen must have more rights. Create lists, bibliographies and reviews: When Father Daens spoke out against the miserable working conditions in the factories he found himself in a head-to-head battle with church officials, businessmen and the monarchy all trying to destroy his reputation.
Based on a dafns story, Daens tells the powerful and human story of one man’s courage to defend his beliefs. Children need to work day and night, fall asleep and are flattened under the mechanical looms.
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Edit Cast Cast overview, first billed only: The name field is required. Eugene Borremans Linda van Dyck Dutch View all editions and formats Summary: He’s expelled from the Catholic party, so he starts the Christian Democrats and is elected to Parliament. Remember me on this computer.
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Dutch View all editions and formats. In the s, Father Adolf Daens goes to Aalst, a textile town where child labor is rife, pay and working conditions are horrible, the poor have no vote, and the Catholic church backs the The emotional high point of the film, for me, came when Daens gives an impromptu speech in a church, shouting out, “People scream, ‘we are hungry! Louise Daens Johan Leysen Can he defy his destiny?