Home Sweet Home (1973 film)

  • Claude Jade: Claire, the nurse
  • Jacques Perrin Jacques, the nurse
  • Ann Petersen: Yvonne, the center's director
  • Marcel Josz: Jules, a "home occupant "
  • Jane Meuris: Flore
  • Elise Mertens: Anna
  • Andrée Garnier: Cora
  • Dynma Appelmans: Marguerite

Home Sweet Home is a Belgian film director Benoît Lamy from the year 1973.


The film portrays the revolt in a Brussels nursing home. From management as minors treated ( curfew by 21 clock, forms for every little thing, Dessert ban eating after rebelliousness ). As the "home occupant " and outliers Jules ( Marcel Josz ) is to be deported in the loony bin, the old barricade with the support of the nurse Claire on the roof of the home. Claire, previously helpless devotee of the director, takes over the management of the home with social workers Jacques.

As a role model for the younger generations who initially struggling for authority nurse Claire works ( Claude Jade ), which as a watchdog supports the Director and even not afraid of denunciation. After the dismissal of dedicated social worker's Jacques ( Jacques Perrin ) purified, Claire helps the elderly and provides for the discovery of an affair between director and chief of police. In the end, Claire and Jacques take over the management of the home together with the elderly.


Filmdienst: An entertainment and social criticism sent connective debut, as ironic and cheerful in style as it is original in the fabric.


The feature film debut of Belgian Benoît Lamy was at several festivals with fourteen awards, including in Montreal, Moscow and Tehran, excellent.