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SHOWING 32 FILMS FROM BELGIUM

AALTRA

Two bickering neighbors are crippled in an accident involving an industrial machine. This unexpectedly hilarious depiction of their subsequent wheelchair odyssey is both the unlikeliest of road movies and an ode to the advantages, too little-explored these days, of both black-and-white CinemaScope and political incorrectness. In French. Á á |Read More

AS I OPEN MY EYES

As I Open My Eyes depicts the clash between culture and family as seen through the eyes of a young Tunisian woman balancing the traditional expectations of her family with her creative life as the singer in a politically charged rock band. Director Leyla Bouzid’s musical feature debut offers a nuanced portrait of the individual implications of the incipient Arab Spring. In partnership with Venice Days. |Read More
Drama, Female Director(s), Music

AX

The axe falls at the very beginning of Costa-Gavras's black comedy transposing a Donald Westlake novel to France, as Bruno (Jose Garcia), a chemist loses his job to outsourcing. Two years later,he still jobless, he hits on a solution: eliminating all the competetive applicants by killing them. |Read More
The Best Editing, Documentary Award goes to Sabine Lubbe Bakker and Niels van Koevorden for Ne Me Quitte Pas:

Left by his wife, Marcel falls into alcoholism and a deep depression, with only his friend Bob, also an alcoholic, to look after him. Their friendship captures the frailty of the male ego and the natural comedy borne from their candid conversations. Ne Me Quitte Pas follows this downward spiral of mid-life crisis in a tender, often humorous, sometimes disturbing examination of the "crisis of masculinity," alongside a mesmerizing exploration of mundane rural existence. |Read More

BROKEN CIRCLE BREAKDOWN

  • Release Year: 2012
  • Runtime: 112 minutes
  • Directed By: Felix van Groeningen
  • Country: Netherlands, Belgium
Elise runs a tattoo shop. Didier plays in a bluegrass band. When their daughter Maybelle is born, their happiness is complete, until a tangle of complications forces these two very different lovers to fight to save their marriage. Belgian director Felix van Groeningen follows his acclaimed Cannes entry The Misfortunates with this powerhouse melodrama of star-crossed lovers laced with emotional bluegrass performances. |Read More
Drama

CHICKEN WITH PLUMS

  • Release Year: 2011
  • Runtime: 91 minutes
  • Directed By: Vincent Paronnaud, Vincent Paronnaud, Marjane Satrapi, and Marjane Satrapi
  • Country: Germany, France, Belgium
Nasser Ali Khan (Mathieu Amalric) is the most celebrated violin player in 1950s Tehran, but his heart is broken. His true love is long lost, his marriage is passionless, and now his most precious instrument has met its demise. Convinced life without music is intolerable, he resigns to bed and loses himself in reveries from his youth. The Oscar-nominated directors of Persepolis make magic again with a stylish fairy tale full of humor, whimsy, and melancholy. |Read More
Drama, Relationships

ELEPHANT AND THE BUTTERFLY

  • Release Year: 2017
  • Runtime: 86 minutes
  • Directed By: Amélie van Elmbt and Amelie van Elmbt
  • Country: Belgium, France
When her babysitter doesn’t show, a single mother is forced to leave her precocious five-year-old daughter with the girl’s estranged father for a long weekend in this heartfelt drama executive produced by Martin Scorsese and the Dardenne Brothers. |Read More
Drama

LADY CHATTERLEY

Winner of five major prizes, including Best Film and Best Actress at the 2007 César Awards, France's equivalent of the Oscars®, this frankly sensual yet never vulgar film is based on the second of three versions of D.H. Lawrence's tale about an earthy passion that is both innocent and subversive. A Kino International Release. |Read More
Drama, Female Director(s)

LUCIFER

  • Release Year: 2014
  • Runtime: 108 minutes
  • Directed By: Gust Van den Berghe
  • Country: Mexico, Belgium
After being banished from heaven, an angel begins his descent to hell, only to unexpectedly land in a Mexican village where his newfound presence affects the villagers in strange and surprising ways. Inspired by the notorious biblical story, Lucifer is a mesmerizing, moving, and imaginative re-envisioning of the notorious biblical story, presented in director Gust van den Berghe’s own innovative aspect ratio, Tondoscope. |Read More
Drama

MÖBIUS

  • Release Year: 2013
  • Runtime: 103 minutes
  • Directed By: Eric Rochant and Eric Rochant
  • Country: France, Belgium, Luxembourg
Set in the incomparable beauty of Monaco, Eric Rochant’s latest feature follows undercover Russian FSB officer Gregory Lioubov (Jean Dujardin, The Artist) and international trader Alice Redmond (Cécile De France, Hereafter), who has her own secrets to hide. Their relationship sparks a deadly chase to snag Lioubov’s real target, business magnate Ivan Rostovsky (Tim Roth). Also starring Émilie Dequenne, Möbius is a twisting, sexy spy thriller that fittingly leaves you guessing which way is up. |Read More
Drama, Thriller

MY QUEEN KARO

  • Release Year: 2009
  • Runtime: 101 minutes
  • Directed By: Dorothée van den Berghe and Dorothée van den Berghe
  • Country: Belgium
In Dorothée van den Berghe's (Girl) beautiful and touching coming-of-age story, 10-year-old Karo moves with her parents Raven and Dalia to a vibrant and carefree squatter's commune in 1970s Amsterdam. But when Raven's relationship with a new woman fractures their family and threatens the commune's utopia, both Raven's lofty ideals and Karo's childish innocence will be challenged by the messy realities of human emotion. |Read More
Drama, Female Director(s)

NE ME QUITTE PAS

  • Release Year: 2013
  • Runtime: 107 minutes
  • Directed By: Sabine Lubbe Bakker and Niels van Koevorden
  • Country: Netherlands, Belgium
Left by his wife, Marcel falls into alcoholism and a deep depression, with only his friend Bob, also an alcoholic, to look after him. Their friendship captures the frailty of the male ego and the natural comedy borne from their candid conversations. Ne Me Quitte Pas follows this downward spiral of mid-life crisis in a tender, often humorous, sometimes disturbing examination of the "crisis of masculinity," alongside a mesmerizing exploration of mundane rural existence. |Read More
Female Director(s), Documentary, Female Screenwriter(s)

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