This is the story of a man who travels to Brussels, and meets some people with whom he spends a few days. When they all go on a day trip to the "slanting plane" of Ronquieres, all sorts of bottled up frustrations flare up.

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Johan Joos ...
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Daniël Van Avermaet ...
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Michiel Mentens ...
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Jan Reussens ...
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Fred Van Kuyk ...
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Machteld Ramoudt ...
Zuster Alice
Liliane De Waegeneer ...
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Blondje jongen op party
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This is the story of a man who travels to Brussels, and meets some people with whom he spends a few days. When they all go on a day trip to the "slanting plane" of Ronquieres, all sorts of bottled up frustrations flare up.

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Hugely underrated after hours trip
29 January 2004 | by (Oostende, Belgium) – See all my reviews

Brussels by Night is a dark powerfull human condition movie which focuses on the travellings of the main male character thru the grey streets of Brussels. A frustrated men in his thirties, early fourties seams to want to escape, especially himself.

In his searchings he encounters with a couple of underclass characters, full of never to be reached dreams.

This movie grabbed me by the throath from the very beginning on, due to the enormous actingperformance of De Beuckelaere and the straight in your face confrontation with the solitude of anonymous citylife.


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