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A blast from the past

Tania from Poperinge: ‘doêt e kee doad’.

In every human life there is a story hidden. That knew Heylen twenty years ago, and he knows still how they to harvest. That is, twenty years later, unfortunately, long been no pioneering work more.

For more than twenty years is tv-maker Martin Heylen convinced that in each human life, is a good story hidden. So he drew in the late 90s a line on the map of Flanders and rode that …

For more than twenty years is tv-maker Martin Heylen convinced that in each human life, is a good story hidden. So he drew in the late 90s a line on the map of Flanders, and drove off. Along the way, he called at unsuspecting Flemish people, for a section in the Man bites dog stories of the trip. Now returns Heylen back and he is looking for his characters of yore again. There is the now 61-year-old director / producer and occasionally philosophical. ‘A lot can happen in twenty years’, he muses. ‘People change, houses look different or have disappeared. I am looking to a past in the world of today.” Heylen wants to know ‘what life does to people, and a man with life’.

There is, in twenty years, a lot has happened, also on the Flemish television. Man bites dog is already long not more, but tv makers are ordinary people stories continue picking. Of The court for 2013 to be A matter of luck: a region is a fertile place it has shown. Tv makers have also once returned to the ordinary people that they had been portrayed. Paul Jambers did it, for example, already in 2012, with Jambers, life goes on.

Jambers for this program often around the corner lurking. Heylens hairstyle seems suddenly and suspiciously like that of Paul Jambers. We know that because Heylen, unlike twenty years ago, now, however, comes into the picture. Just as Jambers at the time. This episode starts with Els Nijs – Heylens first doorbell ever. If he rings the doorbell and no one responds, we see him then the backyard in walk, where the woman is napping. She is surprised, really surprised, it is not toneeltje. If we postuurtjes in her living room watching, we remember that we remember from the ‘Hi tv’, the parody of the gloria, of the original section in Man bites dog. That makes Heylen at the end of the episode quite well by Tania from Poperinge. Says you nothing? She spoke twenty years ago, the legendary words Debie, doêt e kee doad for mom to her iguana, who then kill him.

‘Doêt e kee doad, that are the people against me continue to say, ” she says while she is a beer pouring. Not five minutes later to burst into tears over the suicide of her ex-husband. In every human life there is a story hidden. That knew Heylen twenty years ago, and he knows still how they to harvest. That is, twenty years later, unfortunately, long been no pioneering work more. Heylen’s right: he searches for a past in the tv world as of now.
 

Same door, 20 years later. Thursday at 20.40 hours on One

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