Michaël Roskam based for Le Fidèle loosely on the Brussels gangstermilieu of, among others, Murat Kaplan. His wife is not served: ‘Everything is now just on the table.’
Director Michaël Roskam has never made any secret that he is for his new film Le Fidèle inspired by the Brussels gangstermilieu from the eighties, with figures such as Murat Kaplan and Patrick Haemers. ‘That were not mafiosi but criminals to the brode, and they all had women too,” he said about it in Knack Focus.
One of those women, Kaplan’s wife Virginie Barré, is now angry at Roskam, even though she has the movie not yet seen. “From everything I hear and read I can only conclude that Roskam on my life. That is they are strong, to make a film about our life without us, ” she says in The Standard.
Barré is worried about the 10-year-old daughter she has with Kaplan has and to whom she is now slowly tells what her father has done. “We have got consciously long been waiting for her not to traumatiseren’, she says. “And because our life story in a film is processed, it is all now just on the table. That we pick up. The director denies the fact that it is about us.’
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In Knack Focus, says Roskam, however, that he is not a film wanted to make about the environment around Kaplan. “I am also aware of no criminals are going to look, just as I me for Rundskop have not looked into the hormonenmaffia. That gangster world gave me a realistic context to my love story within the framework, and to human weaknesses to show, because I wanted that environment, not worship’, said he in the interview.
‘Gigi has the boyish, melancholic charms of Haemers and calculated from Kaplan, but he comes from my imagination. He is an archetype, a character in a filmuniversum’, decision Roskam.
Barré first, watch the film and considering then file a complaint. Remarkable: in The Standard says that she in the medium term, a film planned about her life and that of her partner.