Two Belgian films in world premiere at the 73rd Venice film festival: Fien Trochs Home and King of the Belgians by Peter Brosens and Jessica Woodworth.
Home after another his happiness, Unspoken, and Kid the fourth feature film by director Fien Troch. The film follows a group of teenagers and the adults that surround them. Both of them have it difficult to communicate with each other and each other’s world to understand. In this community of two struggling generations arrive, the 17-year-old Kevin. He can get along well with his cousin Sammy and learn as within his group of friends John know. One night, fate strikes which questions of betrayal, trust and loyalty more than ever, their lives conducting.
Best-known cast members are Karlijn Sileghem, Robbie Cleiren and Kevin Janssens. Further collected Troch also a lot of new film talent around him, such as Sebastian Of Thin, Mistral Guidotti, Loïc Batog and Lena Suijkerbuijk.
Royal odyssey with Peter Van den Begin and Titus De Voogdt
After their trilogy Khadak, Altiplano, and The fifth season bring Brosens & Woodworth in ” the King of the Belgians, the story of the Belgian prince Nicolas III, who is on state visit in Istanbul when his country unexpectedly falls apart. He should immediately return, but a powerful solar storm disrupts all telecommunications and air traffic. With the help of a British filmmaker and a group of Bulgarian singers know the King and his entourage from Turkey to escape. Incognito. Thus begins an odyssey through the Balkans, in which the king real life, and also, ultimately, self-discovered. The lead roles in ” the King of the Belgians to be played by Peter Van den Begin, Titus De Voogdt, Lucie Debay and Bruno Georis.
After four years Belgians in the selection Venice
It’s been four years since The fifth season, the last film of Peter Brosens and Jessica Woodworth, a majority of Flemish feature film in the Official Selection of the festival was. That this year both Home by Fien Troch as King of the Belgians by Brosens & Woodworth in world premiere on the Lido of Venice can be proposed, it may also exceptionally be considered.
Ozone, Mallick, Wenders and Kusturica candidates for the Golden Lion
The two Belgian films will play in the Orrizontecompetitie. Out of competition, we find again slotfilm The Magnificent Seven. The latest from Mel Gibson and Paolo Sorrentino are out of competition to be admired. Among the artists coming to the Golden Lion at the things we find old friends like Terrence Malick, Tom Ford, François Ozon, Andrei Konchalovsky, Emir Kusturica and Wim Wenders. Also two films that are partially Belgian, Une vie by Stéphane Brisé and Brimstone by Martin Koolhoven.In the documentaries lastly, we find the French-Belgian production Planetarium.