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Robin Pront wins Knack Focus Jo Röpcke Award 2015 for D’Ardennes

Robin Pront, director of D’Ardennes, wins the Knack Focus Jo Röpcke Award 2015. He gets the award for his ” spot-directed crime drama where the glorious enthusiasm of has left.’ “I feel all the clichés in the winning of an award hear: that I had not expected and so, responding Pront in an interview with Knack Focus.

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Robin Pront, director of the film D’Ardennes, is the winner of the Jo Röpcke Award 2015. The prize, named after the famous filmjournalist of the former BRT, is awarded annually by the culture magazine Knack Focus and rewards a man or a woman who is ” a remarkable or creative contribution to the Flemish film.’

‘D’Ardennes provides Pront one of the best Flemish debut films of recent years’, says Knack Focus-film critic Dave Mestdach. ‘It is an attractive, accurate, directed crime drama where the glorious enthusiasm, of has left, and which Pront effortless the European auteurstraditie to the American genrecanon know to link.’

The prize, a drawing of Knack Focus-huistekenaar Karl Meersman, today, on the 42nd Film Fest Gent received by actor Kevin Janssens, principal of D’Ardennes.

Previous winners of the Jo Röpcke Award were Felix Van Groeningen, Fien Troch, Gust Van den Berghe, Nicolas Provost, Nicolas Karakatsanis, Caroline Strubbe, and Bas Devos. “I am extremely honored,” says Pront . “Certainly if I look at the names of the prize already won. Incredible that I this list is allowed to join.’

“I feel all the clichés in the winning of an award hear: that I had not expected and such: click here to read the interview with Robin Pront on 21/10 in Knack Focus appears.

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