Amélie Poulain meets Wes Anderson: Belgian screens save ‘Liza the Fox-Fairy’ from the oblivion

Under the heading Please Release save Me five Flemish cinema and Knack each month a topfilm in this country, no release has been given from oblivion. This month: Liza the Fox-Fairy by director Károly Ujj Mészáros.

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What if Amélie Poulain actually, Liza was called, a Hungarian was a nurse, on her thirtieth still dreamed of her prince on the white horse and give her imaginary boyfriend scoffed, the death, popstar Tomy Tani?

You would, in any case, vaagweg in the heart of this wonderfully crazy and surreal fairy-tale from director Károly Ujj Mészáros. At least: if you like the romance pour with a creamy griezelsausje, for all the potential lovers that Liza on the floor, lay in the most bizarre ways to die.

No wonder that Mészáros’ highly original debut – a tasty cocktail of fantasy, romance, horror and nonsense – has grown into a global festivalfavoriet, who, with his colorful retrodecors and stylized kitsch at times to the work of Wes Anderson .

It’s a fairy tale, Jim. But not as we know it.

You can use this film soon in KaskCinema in Gent, Buda Kortrijk, Roxy in Koersel, Cinema Zuid in Antwerp and Cinema Zed in Leuven. All info:

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