In Doel, Belgium, only a handful of inhabitants remain after several decades of decline. Weird and humorous, this documentary follows the survivors that still hold on to this -their - ghost town.
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Doel. The comedy of a ghost town
Doel is a ghost town in Belgium surrounded by a nuclear power plant, a gigantic container dock, and the port of Antwerp.
For decades the inhabitants have been battling the authorities who want to tear the town down and build a new container dock. Now there is only 24 inhabitants left - a colorful crowd of common and uncommon people clinging onto the idea of keeping their vandalized and abandoned town alive.
"DOEL" is a quirky, humourous, and poetic portrait of six of the remaining inhabitants and their struggle with Dutch techno ravers, curious urban explorers, and political havoc.