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Switzerland, 1977. Released from prison, Eddy is picked up by his friend Osman, who believes he owes him a favor. Osman therefore offers Eddy a bed in an old trailer next to his own, where he lives with his seven-year-old daughter, Samira. Both are low on cash so Eddy hatches a fantastic plan: to kidnap the body of the recently deceased Charlie Chaplin and demand a ransom from his rich family …
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.
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.
Everything begins with a snowstorm. Eva, disturbing and mysterious, penetrates Bertrand's life, opportunist gigolo and fashionable writer having seized secretly a play of one of her customers. This meeting is going to upset Bertrand until the obsession and will make him slide until its loss.
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.
Lila had a dream to become a dancer since she's a little. She went to Paris trying to make her dream come true. But soon she found out it's not what she thought, her dream was disillusioned. Then she decided to be as a stand-up comedian and a famous one to make her father proud..
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.
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.
Fluffy is the nickname of Kevin, a 12 years old kid already weights 100 kilos (220.46 lb). If he keeps devours fries, pastries and ice cream everyday, he's gonna have heart attack sooner or later unless he decides to change his diet to turn around and stop eating junk food.
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.
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...
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...
Put in charge of his young son, Alain leaves Belgium for Antibes to live with his sister and her husband as a family. Alain's bond with Stephanie, a killer whale trainer, grows deeper after Stephanie suffers a horrible accident.
The film tells the story of Frank Valken, a notorious robber who easily commit a last great assault. Or that he thinks at least - Valken and his gang are involved in a crime case of thirty years ago and are the perfect suspects for the murder command that is back with a vengeance.
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.
26 year-old Karl Marx embarks with his wife, Jenny, on the road to exile. In 1844 Paris, he meets Friedrich Engels, an industrialist's son, who investigated the sordid birth of the British working-class. Engels, the dandy, provides the last piece of the puzzle to the young Karl Marx's new vision of the world. Together, between censorship and the police's repression, riots and political upheavals..
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.
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...
"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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Since Nora attended the trial of Jacques Viguier, accused of the murder of his wife, she has been convinced of his innocence. Fearing a miscarriage of justice, she convinced a tenor of the bar to defend him for his second trial on appeal.
The film follows the 2000 K-141 Kursk submarine disaster and the governmental negligence that followed. As the sailors fight for survival, their families desperately battle political obstacles and impossible odds to save them.
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.
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.
Maryline grew up in a small village. Her parents never received anybody and lived the closed shutters. At the age of 20, she move to Paris to become a actress. But, she has no words to defend herself. She is confronted with all that this business and the world can have of humbling but also of friendly.
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.
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.
Hannah, about sixty, lives in the suburb of Brussels. Her existence is upset when her husband is arrested and imprisoned. He is accused of pedophilia. She believes in his innocence, continues to be devoted to him and visits him in the visiting room. She tries to surmount this event whereas the members of her family, which her son, turn the back on her.
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.
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.