BELGIUM

 

 

 

 

The First Gentleman (Affairs of a Rogue) (1948)  --  romance between the future King Leopold I of Belgium & the daughter of the Prince of Wales (later George IV), Princess Charlotte

Daens (1993)  --  Father Adolf Daens works in Belgium of the 1890s & champions the workers' cause

X  Marcinelle (Inferno Below)  --  1956 tragedy in the mine at Marcinelle in Belgium where 300 miners died (136 of the dead miners were Italians)

Le Conscrit (The Conscript) (1974)  --  Belgium film that illustrates the appalling condition under which soldiers were forced to serve

Lumumba (2000)  TV  --  Patrice Emery Lumumba rises to power following independence for the Congo from Belgium