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Camping Cosmos (1996)

On a Belgian beach at Camping Cosmos. The delegate send by the Ministry is confronted with sex and murder. The residents enjoy their holidays in a peculiar way...

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Jean-Henri Compère ...
Jan Bucquoy - l'animateur culturel duCamping Cosmos
Fanny Hanciaux ...
Eve Bucquoy - la fille de Jan
Lolo Ferrari ...
Mme Vandeputte -la plantureuse épouse du gestionnaire du Camping Cosmos
Jean-Paul Dermont ...
M. Vandeputte - le gestionnaire du Camping Cosmos
Noe Francq ...
Noé Vandeputte - le fils du gestionnaire du Camping Cosmos (as Noé Francq)
Claude Semal ...
Claude Semal dit Tintin - l'animateur de la radio du Camping Cosmos
Noël Godin ...
Pierre Mertens - le célèbre écrivain entarté lors de son passage à la radio
Jacques Calonne ...
Jacques Calonne - le délégué du ministère de la culture
Arno ...
Arno (as Arno Hintjens Hintjens)
Herman Brusselmans ...
Herman - un peintre autiste
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L'ami d'Arno
Patricia Dollez ...
Mme Janssens
Sabrina Leurquin ...
Ulrique, la terroriste
Catherine Claeys ...
Giselle Crapaud - la femme du marchand de frites
Isabelle Legros ...
Isabelle Legros- la comédienne
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On a campsite at the Belgian coast, the delegate of the Ministry of culture Jan Bucquoy must bring culture nearer to the working class. But the residents of this caravan park prefer to look at soccer, a boxing-match or a beauty-contest. They are not interested in an interview with the famous writer Pierre Mertens. As they are far from home they also want to have some sexual adventures or start a love-affair. The campsite is also the place where everybody wants to live in complete freedom and forget the obligations of everyday-life. Written by revofog

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Ten lifesize dolls of Lolo Ferrari were made in five different colors and were put at the entrances of theatres. Eight of the dolls were sold to friends and the two remaining are still in hands of the producer. They are in his living room because they caused too much trouble in the office. See more »

Crazy Credits

End credits are intercut with shots of one of the characters singing a song on a stage, then by the text "Les pauvres rêvent, les riches dorment. 1 septembre" (The poor dream, the rich sleep), and finally by a shot of Camping Cosmos deserted and covered in snow, with the words "Fin de la deuxième partie de la Vie Sexuelle des Belges." (The end of the second part of the Sexual Life of the Belgians.) See more »

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Followed by Fermeture de l'usine Renault à Vilvoorde (1999) See more »

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Emmenez-moi danser ce soir
Written by François Valéry and Jean Albertini
(1978)
Courtesy of C. Talar Edition and Edition Tremplin
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Belgian surrealism on a camping-ground
19 January 2003 | by (Bruxelles) – See all my reviews

Camping Cosmos is the surrealist belgian movie of the last ten years. Jan Bucquoy, the spiritual son of the great surrealist Marcel mariën, shows us how strange the belgians can be. Surrealism seems to be the belgian way of life. Bucquoy shows us a large range of people from all horizons, having all their own ambitions and finding all the most unexpected ways to realize their dreams In the camp we meet pie-thrower Le Gloupier, Tintin with his dog working now as a radio-animator,Lolo Ferrari who cannot find the real love: all this shown in a holliday atmosphere with the beach and tourists . All is told with a lot of sensibility, some times a little vulgarity, but if you read between the lines you'll laugh about it and appreciate it at its best.


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