Made in Flanders

The best movies made in Flanders (Belgium)
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1.
The Broken Circle Breakdown (2012)
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Elise and Didier fall in love at first sight, in spite of their differences. He talks, she listens. He's a romantic atheist, she's a religious realist. When their daughter becomes seriously ill, their love is put on trial. (111 mins.)
“ Nominated for an Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film 2013 ” - druyts-t
 
2.
Loft (2008)
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Five close friends, all of them married, share a loft to meet their mistresses. One day they find the body of a young woman in the loft. Since there are only five keys to the loft, the five men begin to suspect each other of murder. (118 mins.)
Director: Erik Van Looy
“ American remake The Loft (2014) ” - druyts-t
 
3.
Ben X (2007)
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As an alternative to getting bullied at school, an autistic teenager retreats into the world of online role-playing games. (93 mins.)
Director: Nic Balthazar
“ Belgian submission for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film 2007 ” - druyts-t
 
4.
Bullhead (2011)
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A young cattle farmer is approached by a veterinarian to make a deal with a notorious beef trader. (129 mins.)
“ Nominated for an Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film 2011 ” - druyts-t
 
5.
The Memory of a Killer (2003)
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Vincke and Verstuyft are the best detectives of the Antwerp police department. They are confronted with the murder on a leading executive and put all their effort to catch the murderer. (123 mins.)
Director: Erik Van Looy
“ Belgian submission for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film 2004 ” - druyts-t
 
6.
The Treatment (2014)
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Inspector Nick Cafmeyer seems to have it all - looks, brains and a successful career. But a dark cloud hangs over his life: since the age of nine... (131 mins.)
Director: Hans Herbots
 
7.
Missing Persons Unit (2007)
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Five members of the Missing Persons Task Force investigate the mysterious disappearance of 17-year-old Evi... (86 mins.)
Director: Jan Verheyen
 
8.
Het vonnis (2013)
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A man takes on his country's justice system after a procedural error that released his wife's murderer drives him to take matters into his own hands. (111 mins.)
Director: Jan Verheyen
 
9.
Come as You Are (2011)
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Three guys in their twenties love wine and women but they are still virgins. Under the guise of a wine... (115 mins.)
 
10.
Oxygen (2010)
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Two young men share an incurable illness. Is their love for the women in their lives strong enough to conquer their fear of dying? (98 mins.)
Director: Hans Van Nuffel
 
11.
Time of My Life (2012)
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Based on a true story, 'Tot altijd' introduces us to a band of friends in the eighties, who spend their... (121 mins.)
Director: Nic Balthazar
 
12.
Tangier (2006)
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In August 1996, bus drivers Marcel Van Loock and Wim Moreels are apprehended by the Moroccan Customs for drug trafficking... (105 mins.)
 
13.
Marina (2013)
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The true story of Rocco Granata, an Italian coal miner's son who followed his passion for music against his father's wishes and social barriers. (118 mins.)
Director: Stijn Coninx
 
14.
Death of a Shadow (2012 Short Film)
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Stuck in a dark limbo between life and death, a deceased soldier Nathan Rijckx collects shadows of dying... (20 mins.)
“ Nominated for an Academy Award for Best Live Action Short Film 2012 ” - druyts-t
 
15.
Daens (1992)
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In the 1890s, Father Adolf Daens goes to Aalst, a textile town where child labor is rife, pay and working conditions are horrible... (138 mins.)
Director: Stijn Coninx
“ Nominated for an Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film 1994 ” - druyts-t
 
16.
Image (2014)
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When Eva, a young journalist, films a documentary about the mean streets in Brussels she soon gets involved in the life of a young Moroccan guy. (100 mins.)
 
17.
The Misfortunates (2009)
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13-year-old Gunther Strobbe grows up surrounded by alcohol, trash and his completely useless father and uncles. Slowly but surely, he's being prepared for the same hapless life. Can he defy his destiny? (108 mins.)
“ Belgian submission for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film 2009 ” - druyts-t
 
18.
The Intruder (2005)
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Tom Vansant is an emergency physician from Brussels who is desperately searching for his daughter who... (109 mins.)
 
19.
De kus (2004)
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Sarah, a beautiful and gifted 15-year-old from a wealthy but chaotic family, holds on to one dream: to run away from home and to become a professional ballet dancer. (100 mins.)
 
20.
Gridlock (2001 Short Film)
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On a cold winter evening a young manager gets stuck in traffic on his way home from work. He takes his brand new mobile to call his wife, not knowing that by doing so he is about to cause irreparable damage. (7 mins.)
Director: Dirk Beliën
“ Nominated for an Academy Award for Best Live Action Short Film 2003 ” - druyts-t
 
21.
Moscow, Belgium (2008)
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Matty, a 41-year old mother of three with a husband in his midlife-crisis, meets 29-year old Johnny, a truck driver, who takes an interest in her. (102 mins.)
 
22.
Cub (2014)
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Over-imaginative 12 year-old Sam heads off to the woods to summer scout camp with his pack convinced he will encounter a monster...and he does. (84 mins.)
Director: Jonas Govaerts
 
23.
Pauline and Paulette (2001)
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Pauline is a 'little girl of 66 years old'. She is intellectually disabled and been cared after by her sister Martha... (78 mins.)
“ Belgian submission for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film 2001 ” - druyts-t
 
24.
Black (2015)
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A 15-year-old girl in a black gang in Brussels must choose between loyalty and love when she falls for a Moroccan boy from a rival gang... (95 mins.)
 
25.
Groenten uit Balen (2011)
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Germaine Debruycker is 18 when the workers at the Vieille Montagne factory, including her father, go on strike to obtain a 10 franc raise. The turbulent strike lasts for 9 weeks and changes their lives forever. Based on a true story.
 
26.
Koko Flanel (1990)
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Placide's dad tells him on his deathbed he'll haunt him if he doesn't find a woman soon. When he accidentally enters a photo shoot, Placide meets Sarah. (95 mins.)
 
27.
Dossier K. (2009)
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Vincke and Verstuyft are detectives of the Antwerp police department. This time they have to deal with the Albanian mob and some problems in their own police division. (120 mins.)
Director: Jan Verheyen
 
28.
Cut Loose (2008)
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Tom, a young and idealistic left wing journalist, is about to settle with his girl friend when his life... (110 mins.)
Director: Jan Verheyen
 
29.
Frits en Freddy (2010)
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Frits and Freddy Frateur make their living as bible salesmen. When ringing the doorbell of Carlo Mus, who is under surveillance by secret service, both men are laughed at while closing the door.
Director: Guy Goossens
 
30.
Mixed Kebab (2012)
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Ibrahim chooses to live with Kevin over marrying his cousin Elif. (98 mins.)
Director: Guy Lee Thys
 
31.
Halfway (2014)
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Stef moved to a new home, but there is another man in his home, Theo. Theo is the previous owner of the house, he died a few years ago. Stef seems to be the only one who can see him. (115 mins.)
 
32.
Gilles (2005)
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Gilles, a 12 year old boy from the Brussels region, is a football (soccer) player. His dream is to become a member of the Belgian National Squad, the so called "Red Devils". (90 mins.)
 
33.
Allez, Eddy! (2012)
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The eleven year old cycling talent Freddy is the son of a butcher in an idyllic village in no man's land... (100 mins.)
Director: Gert Embrechts
 
34.
Stormforce (2006)
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After an over-cocky inter-forces 'anti-terrorism' game in which he damaged the minister's car, Belgian... (117 mins.)
Director: Hans Herbots
 
35.
Ad Fundum (1993)
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College initiation rites on one Belgian campus end in tragic death of one freshman. His friends are determined to see the justice done. (98 mins.)
Director: Erik Van Looy
 
36.
The Ardennes (2015)
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A brutal home-jacking goes hopelessly wrong. Dave, one of the two robbers, manages to run off, leaving his brother Kenneth behind... (96 mins.)
Director: Robin Pront
 
37.
Belgica (2016)
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The drama follows two brothers who start a bar and get swept up in its success in the midst of Belgium's nightlife scene. (127 mins.)
 
38.
Bo (2010)
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Fifteen year old Deborah wants to escape her dull suburb and enjoy the luring city of Antwerp. Her new... (100 mins.)
Director: Hans Herbots
 
39.
Turquaze (2010)
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Exploring the lives of immigrants who find themselves torn between two lands and cultures, with roots in neither... (96 mins.)
Director: Kadir Balci
 
40.
De Premier (2016)
The Belgian prime minister is kidnapped. If he wants to be released, he must murder the American president.
Director: Erik Van Looy