MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 13,487 this week

Any Way the Wind Blows (2003)

7.2
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.2/10 from 2,016 users  
Reviews: 25 user | 8 critic

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 »

Director:

Writer:

0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

x
a list of 250 titles
created 06 Jan 2011
 
a list of 10 titles
created 06 Jan 2011
 
a list of 4225 titles
created 12 Dec 2011
 
a list of 403 titles
created 20 Oct 2012
 
a list of 235 titles
created 20 Apr 2013
 

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Any Way the Wind Blows (2003)

Any Way the Wind Blows (2003) on IMDb 7.2/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Any Way the Wind Blows.
2 wins & 2 nominations. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

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?

Director: Felix van Groeningen
Stars: Kenneth Vanbaeden, Valentijn Dhaenens, Koen De Graeve
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Pauline is a 'little girl of 66 years old'. She is mentally retarded and been cared after by her sister Martha. When Martha dies, her two younger sisters, Paulette and Cecile have to make a... See full summary »

Director: Lieven Debrauwer
Stars: Dora van der Groen, Ann Petersen, Rosemarie Bergmans
Daens (1992)
Biography | Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

In the 1890s, Father Adolf Daens goes to Aalst, a textile town where child labor is rife, pay and working conditions are horrible, the poor have no vote, and the Catholic church backs the ... See full summary »

Director: Stijn Coninx
Stars: Jan Decleir, Gérard Desarthe, Antje de Boeck
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Based on a true story, 'Tot altijd' introduces us to a band of friends in the eighties, who spend their days enjoying their youth and turbulent (love) life. Mario Verstraete (Koen Degraeve)... See full summary »

Director: Nic Balthazar
Stars: Koen De Graeve, Geert Van Rampelberg, Lotte Pinoy
Tangier (2006)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

In August 1996, bus drivers Marcel Van Loock and Wim Moreels are apprehended by the Moroccan Customs for drug trafficking. Inside their bus, hidden behind a false compartment, they have ... See full summary »

Director: Frank van Mechelen
Stars: Nadia Abdelouafi, Mohamed Bari, Rachid Benbouchta
Comedy | Drama | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Jean is a family man and factory worker who dreams of becoming a songwriter. Pinning his hopes on his teenage daughter, Marva, he takes her to singing contests in which the awkward and ... See full summary »

Director: Dominique Deruddere
Stars: Josse De Pauw, Eva van der Gucht, Werner De Smedt
Girl (2002)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

A young girl moves to the big city, hoping to start an independent life working as a museum guide.

Director: Dorothée Van Den Berghe
Stars: Charlotte Vanden Eynde, Els Dottermans, Frieda Pittoors
Pulsar I (2010)
Drama | Mystery | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

Samuel works in Brussels as a pharmaceutical delivery man. His gorgeous girlfriend Mireille heads off to New York to intern at a prestigious architecture firm. Shortly after her departure, ... See full summary »

Director: Alex Stockman
Stars: Matthias Schoenaerts, Tine Van den Wyngaert, Andrea Bardos
De president (2011)
Comedy | Fantasy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.2/10 X  

A political comedy about an illegal Morrocan who makes it to President of the Netherlands. As we follow his unlikely rise and selfsought fall, Joes learns that it's easy to win the support ... See full summary »

Director: Erik de Bruyn
Stars: Achmed Akkabi, Najib Amhali, Charlie Dagelet
Left Bank (2008)
Drama | Horror | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

When Marie moves into her boyfriend's apartment, she uncovers a disturbing mystery.

Director: Pieter Van Hees
Stars: Eline Kuppens, Matthias Schoenaerts, Sien Eggers
My Queen Karo (2009)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

A young girl witnesses the moral dilemmas of free love when her parents join a squatter community in 1970s Amsterdam.

Director: Dorothée Van Den Berghe
Stars: Matthias Schoenaerts, Déborah François, Anna Franziska Jaeger
The Emperor of Taste (2008–2009)
Drama | Mystery | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

When her 80-year-old husband George dies, Helena asks her granddaughter to delve into the mystery surrounding George's friend Alfred's early demise. Alfred died in a WWII prison camp where ... See full summary »

Stars: Katelijne Damen, Laura Verlinden, Marijke Pinoy
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Walter
Diane De Belder ...
Lara
...
Paul Garcin
Natali Broods ...
Natalie
...
Chouki
...
Firmin
...
Frederique
Titus De Voogdt ...
Felix
Sam Louwyck ...
Windman
...
Elsie
Cedric Faes ...
Charlie
Ides Meire ...
Thomas
Louise Fimmers ...
Julie
Katelijne Damen ...
Grootmoeder
Diane Meersman ...
Jessie
Edit

Storyline

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

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy | Drama

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

Language:

| | |

Release Date:

2 October 2003 (Netherlands)  »

Also Known As:

Akármerre fúj a szél  »

Filming Locations:


Box Office

Budget:

€1,600,000 (estimated)
 »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

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 »

Crazy Credits

In the opening credits, 'Windman' has to dodge the credits dancing around him. See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Great Debut
11 March 2004 | by (Gent) – See all my reviews

I went to see it 2 times this movie, a friend of mine went to see it at the release party, and he was telling me it was so great, that I was expecting very much about the movie, to mutch, I couldn't enjoy it because I was not watching it in nuteral position. The second time I knew what to expect and I enjoyed it more than the first time. After The second time I felt so in the mood to have a party. I LOVED the music it's just great.

If Tom Barman improves his directing talent he will be a director where everyone will be talking about. If you can delivere this movie as your first you must be talented.

The acting is done by some great belgian stars (Dirk roofthooft) and a bunch of upcomming talents like Titus De Voogdt.


1 of 3 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Awful film! I LOVED it!! braemfrederik
why is this listed as 2002 release ? jonas_dg
Actors from dEUS music clips devilface111
Awesome Director! Barbie_N
Discuss Any Way the Wind Blows (2003) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?