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Any Way the Wind Blows (2003)

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Sort of a low-budget Short Cuts (1993), set in the Flemish port city of Antwerp on a warm day in June. Natalie, her brother Chouki, her boyfriend Walter and his ex Lara, the gallery keeper ... See full summary »

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Paul Garcin
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Frederique
Titus De Voogdt ...
Felix
Sam Louwyck ...
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Elsie
Cedric Faes ...
Charlie
Ides Meire ...
Thomas
Louise Fimmers ...
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Katelijne Damen ...
Grootmoeder
Diane Meersman ...
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Sort of a low-budget Short Cuts (1993), set in the Flemish port city of Antwerp on a warm day in June. Natalie, her brother Chouki, her boyfriend Walter and his ex Lara, the gallery keeper Firmin, unhappily married French language teacher Paul Garcin, a couple of party-loving studs from Ghent (another Flemish city) and the weird mister Winterman, independently go about their lives, which have little in common, yet all end up on the same place for a grand party that evening. Written by KGF Vissers

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The ring tones of the character's mobile phones are songs from dEUS (Director of the movie is Tom Barman, front man of dEUS). See more »

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Barman and his summer breeze
12 October 2003 | by (Zwolle, The Netherlands) – See all my reviews

Barman directed Any Way the Wind Blows as he would sing a dEUS song. Anarchy rules over a logical and common strain of thoughts. The story behind this movie just goes any which way the wind blows. And that can truly be refreshing to watch, if you are prepared and willing that is. Viewers who state that there is nothing to keep the story-lines together are right. Who the hell is that Wind-man anyway? Still, I really enjoyed this movie. Antwerp is a beautiful, bustling, happening place and Any Way captures that feeling. It also captures the silliness, the racism, the bureaucracy, the addictions and the violence that reveals a new character of a seemingly friendly city. The movie is entertaining, funny and yes, a little shallow. Barman's screen debut will not make as heavy an impact as his music debut. In that light some might be disappointed. But then again, 'Worst Case Scenario' (the title of dEUS groundbreaking debut album) would be a apt subtitle for Any Way the Wind Blows.


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