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God lives in human form as a cynical writer with his young opinionated daughter in present-day Brussels, Belgium. She concludes that her dad is doing a terrible job and decides to rewrite the world, which leaves God angry, powerless and adamant to get his power back.
The film portrays the months between the death and demolition, while illustrating how the family overcomes this situation, grieves, deals with the inheritance and carries on the traditions outside the walls that once held them together. It takes the viewer on a walk between the past and the present, between life and death.
Each week, in three Parisian public hospitals, a psychologist and two doctors are treating men and women who are suffering from work-related problems. In this documentary, four of these people are focused on; an assembly line worker, an agency manager, a state-enrolled nurse and a shop manager. In turn, during some unique interviews, these four people tell us about their problems.
Journalist Denis Robert sparked a storm in the world of European finance by denouncing the murky operations of banking firm Clearstream. His quest to reveal the truth behind a secret world of shadowy multinational banking puts him in contact with an ever-expanding anti-corruption investigation carried out by Judge Renaud Van Ruymbeke.
A toilet lady gets an undercover visit by a tax collector, who notices several infractions and sends her an invoice of more than 300.000 Euro. While in the public restroom, the tax collector also finds out someone has been dealing drugs and starts selling powdered sugar to the local junks, pretending it is cocaine...
Henri needs to change life after his wife death. He has to sell his hotel but cannot tell the truth to his 3 children. The arrival of a young pregnant woman called Alice will change everything. She becomes his confident and make him keeping the hotel.
«The World is made of floors, connected by stairs, and made of rooms». This is the vision of a child and his siamese head, bricked up by their mother in the family manor since they were born… until one day, when, after seeing a strange light, they swear to find… the end of the World.
Tomcat Dino lives a double life. By day he’s the docile kitten belonging to little Zoé, a mute six-year-old girl whose mother, Jeanne, is chief constable of the police. Dino spends his nights with Nico, a good-natured burglar.
A journey into the everyday lives and sensations of Brigitte, Danielle, Hedwige, Saïd & Bertrand, who, after once being able to see, have lost their sight. From Hedwige's very last visual perceptions to Bertrand's complete lack of visual memory, the differences between the protagonists reflect the idea that blindness, like every perception, is relative.
The desperate silent tragedy of Jean and Laure, still in shock at the loss of their little girl in a terrible barn fire, plunges the couple into a bleak endless winter of unspeakable grief. Laure is interned for a period to be treated in a clinic. Jean is left to face the harsh, cold and seemingly futile task of trying to eke out a living on the farm on his own.
After a tempest, fishermen do not find only fish in their nets. That is what happens to Jafaar, a poor fisherman who lives poorly in Gaza. And what he hauls in is really upsetting : imagine that, a pig! An unclean animal judged impure not only by the Faith of Islam but also by the Jewish religion. Determined to get rid of the animal, Jafaar tries desperately to sell it.
After three years of travel through South-East Asia, a young woman, Louise comes back home. Brussels, Belgium. Adrian is just about to leave everything behind. She thought her journey was over, he believed his hasn't begun yet.
With shooting lasting from February to June 2001, Marcel Schüpbach's film follows Maurice Béjart through the labyrinth of creating a new show, a ballet entitled “Lumière”. He let his passion for life spring up in a work that brings together the music of artists who left a deep mark on his life: Bach, Brel and Barbara.
Marie (Marie Gillain) is a young pregnant woman who lives in a world where her mother feels nothing for her and her boyfriend's abandoned her. So she decides to start afresh in Brussels and hitches a ride with a friendly drug-pusher. However, when in Brussels she discovers 7-year-old Toni, a young boy abandoned by his father, and so she becomes resolved to re-unite him with his mother in Portugal.
On Christmas day, two young girls and a man find themselves at the Coquelicots beauty parlour. All with different experiences and secrets to protect, they don't realize the impact that their meeting will have on each of their respective lives.
Charlotte is a writer trying to accomplish an erotic novel while living with her widowed, piano teaching, mother in a cramped apartment. In a desperate attempt to finish the novel, Charlotte is trying to find eroticism in pretty much everything and battles writers block, unpacked boxes and piano lessons held by her mother.
About to turn 40, Vincent lives alone with his daughter Lucy and earns his living by driving a taxi instead of pursuing his dream of being a photographer. As his mother prepares for cancer treatment she asks Vincent to take his father in for a few weeks while she is in recovery. But Vincent hasn’t spoken to his father in 10 years and worries about returning to the darkness of his childhood.
Ben, a young Irish boy, and his little sister Saoirse, a girl who can turn into a seal, go on an adventure to free the faeries and save the spirit world. They'll have to confront fear and danger to fight a witch.
"The Sound of Belgium" explores the rich but untold story of Belgian electronic dance music. From the grand dance halls with Decap organs to the golden days of Popcorn; From dark and cold Electronic Body Music and New Beat to Belgian House and Techno An alternative chronicle of unique popular music, "The Sound of Belgium" goes in search of the spirit of a nation and the people that danced to it.
Summertime in the north of Italy. Giacomo, a deaf teenager, goes to the river with Stefania, his best friend. They enjoy each other's company as they walk through a wooded area, looking for a place to access the river...
In the early 1900s, in the French provinces. Young woman courted for her beauty, Célestine is a chambermaid newly arrived in Paris by the Lanlaire family. Mr. Lanlaire immediately starts fondling her. Refusing his advances, Célestine has to face the very strict Madame Lanlaire who governs the house. She meets Joseph, the enigmatic masters' gruff gardener...
Parisian philosophy professor Clément is sent to teach in Arras, and it makes him feel like he’s been sentenced to a year in the sticks! Things change when he meets Jennifer, a hairdresser. As she introduces Clément to the town’s hidden attractions, he is drawn to her warmth and directness, while she is smitten by his confidence and charm. On paper, the relationship shouldn’t work...
Prison guard JC lives an ordered life, measured by his little routines. His only real hobby is the tango lessons he meticulously takes to keep himself properly fit for his job. One day a new student joins his class and while he's troubled by his reaction to the unknown woman, JC becomes even more so when the next day she brings her son along to prison to visit her husband and her lover.
Elisabeth is a convinced Catholic. Beloved mother and spouse, she puts her faith at the service of others by hosting a show that aims to help its auditors who are facing problems. At the request of the diocese, she welcomes Father Achille to her house. Hence, he will be part of the family...
Viviane (Aylin Yay) is a 42-year-old nursery director who has just experienced the loss of her mother. Even though they maintained a distance from one another, it has taken a toll on Viviane, as she now receives frequent visits from her mother’s ghost (Anne Girouard), which may prove a chance to put right the things that kept them apart for so long.
Matty is a 41-year old troubled married woman. Or, as she puts it, her husband is going through a midlife crisis, her oldest daughter is in puberty, her youngest daughter thinks she's in puberty and her son can't find his way into puberty. And, after an accident when leaving the parking lot of the local supermarket, her car needs a repair...
Jipé is the leadsinger of a succesful rockband. When his mic crashes he continues to sing, but loses his voice. Therefore he cannot scream when he falls into a ditch and dies. His rock buddies decide to pay him a last tribute by scattering Jipé's ashes on a tour to California.
José loves to go to the Ivory Coast, where he feels at home. He’s a hit with Ivoirian women, but he always manages to avoid love. José is actually there to scout the local soccer fields for talent, which he finds in Yaya, and so he calls for backup. But unfortunately for José, his superior falls for the first young woman who charms him and sends back a negative report on Yaya.
Although she's always been told that bears eat mice, Célestine is sure they can't be all bad. During her nightly excursions to gather the young bears' milk teeth (which the rodents use to replace their own incisors, so critical for their survival), Célestine meets Ernest, a huge bear with a tendency to be shifty, whom she gets out of a jam.
Lao Yang and Eddy both work for a company called CREC (Chinese Railway Engineering Company). They have just set up camp near the remote mining town of Kolwezi in the Katanga province of the RDC. The goal of the company is to redo the road - covering 300km - that connects Kolwezi with the capital of the province Lubumbashi.
A tale of deliverance. Laura, 27 years old, lives alone in the outskirts of a large town. She learns that her father is in a coma, after a serious car accident. She decides to visit him at the hospital as a last opportunity to settle old scores, perhaps even to get revenge.
An engaged but a-political nurse gets involved in a far right political party. Based on numerous recent events in France it actually is about how Front National operates and how it is perceived by the French.
Times have changed a lot for Franck who is a night watchman. About a decade ago he was a specialized worker. Today he feels bored but would jump at any chance to prove his bravery and courage. One night, he sees a truck on the park lot and feels something is about to happen... He decides to intervene. An opportunity to regain control over his life...
Jacky is a Flemish cattleman who deals in animal hormones. Disquieting and taciturn but also capable of violence, he injects himself with the illegal substances meant for his cattle to try and deal with a traumatic event that occurred in his childhood.
Tania, a young Russian woman who lives illegally in Belgium with her 13-year-old son Ivan. Constantly on her guard, she dreads police checks until the day she is arrested. Mother and son are separated and Tania is placed in a detention center. She will do anything to be reunited with her son but won't manage to avoid threats of deportation.
Each year, thousands of South Koreans flock to one of the many stages of Seoul games to watch Starcraft Pro League Competition , the most popular video game in the region. For a full season, comparable to that of football, young South Koreans are battling for the league title. The players are national celebrities which one worships...
The Béliers are ordinary people: Rodolphe and Gigi are married, have two children and run their farm for a living. Ordinary people? Well, almost... since three of them, Dad, Mum and their son Quentin, are deaf. Which is not the case of the boy's big sister, Paula. And not only can she speak but her music teacher scouts her beautiful voice as well.