Film crews are no longer welcome in the official residence of the West-Flemish governor Carl Decaluwé. The governor said that as a result of recordings that have recently happened from the One-series “Salamander”. There was quite a lot of damage.
The official residence of the West-Flemish governor on the ‘ Burg is a much used location for filming of movies or series, but the governor has gradually his belly full. After the youngest of the recordings of the fiction series “Salamander”, there was quite a lot of damage and the contract was not respected. So were allowed to include certain pieces of furniture can not be moved.
“But if you are footprints on the knee against the wall around the cabinets, then you know enough”, says Decaluwé. It was not the first time that there is damage. In addition, pieces from the private collection of moves. So hang in there a lot of historical paintings and models of old ships in the home.
“When I was the youngest broadcasts saw, I noticed that there was hit. The paintings were replaced, costly and particularly precious models are moved,” said the governor.
It was, according to Decaluwé not the first time that prearranged appointments were not respected. For the claims was the insurance between. “It is a total lack of respect. We have here with the utmost care and the necessary renovations done and pieces have been restored, and then you see on tv that the agreements have not been fulfilled.”
The governor is not the only victim of negligent film crews. Last year there was also, for example, damage in the castle of Beauvoorde, Veurne. There was damage to the wooden floor, sierborden were removed and the repairs were only half carried out, such as wiring. There were more pictures place for the ten-part series “The Gang of Jan de Light”, the film adaptation of the masterpiece by Louis-Paul Boon.