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Writers:
Felix van Groeningen (scenario)
Arne Sierens (scenario)
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Release Date:
21 March 2007 (Belgium) See more »
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Plot:
The lives of a group of friends get disturbed when one of them comes back after having been away for some years. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Touching in a sad and yet very funny way See more (4 total) »

Cast

 

Koen De Graeve ... Niek
Wine Dierickx ... Zwarte Kelly
Pieter Genard ... Kurt
An Miller ... Blonde Kelly

Jeroen Perceval ... Frederic
Tania Van der Sanden ... Moeder Zwarte Kelly

Charlotte Vandermeersch ... Ingrid

Directed by
Felix van Groeningen 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Arne Sierens  scenario
Felix van Groeningen  scenario

Produced by
Dirk Impens .... producer
Genevieve Lemal .... executive producer
Alexandre Lippens .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Jef Neve 
 
Cinematography by
Ruben Impens 
 
Film Editing by
Nico Leunen 
 
Production Design by
Johan Van Essche (2007)
 
Makeup Department
Diana Dreesen .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Emmy Oost .... production supervisor
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Sofie Tusschans .... first assistant director
Cecilia Verheyden .... second assistant director
 
Art Department
Natasja Billiau .... poster design
Nicolas Daenens .... props
Robbe Nuyttens .... props
 
Sound Department
Mathieu Cox .... re-recording mixer
Jan Deca .... sound
Senjan Jansen .... sound designer
Marina Lerchs .... sound mixer
Olivier Thys .... foley artist
Joeri Verspecht .... boom operator
 
Visual Effects by
Bert Deruyck .... digital compositor
 
Stunts
Rick Wiessenhaan .... stunt coordinator
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Marc Goyens .... clapper loader
Benjamin Hautenauve .... first assistant camera
Dieter Vanderbeke .... electrician
 
Editorial Department
Nathalie Cools .... assistant editor
Arnout Deurinck .... on-line editor
Koen Maenhout .... telecine operator
 
Music Department
Senjan Jansen .... composer: additional music
 
Other crew
Koen Maenhout .... scanning technician
 

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Also Known As:
"Dagen zonder lief" - Belgium (original title)
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100 min
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35 out of 41 people found the following review useful.
Touching in a sad and yet very funny way, 29 March 2007
Author: hannesddw from de haan, belgium

Everybody who went to college and had good friends there, or spent lots of careless time with wild and young companions, will be deeply affected by this film. Dagen Zonder Lief shows us in a glowing, slow burning way what we all know: nothing lasts forever, not even friendship. The wonderful characters in Dagen Zonder Lief were young together and had loads of fun, as the subtle flashbacks show us, but those days are over. One is married and has a little baby; another one left for New York; yet another one is about to enter the snobbish world of his snobbish girlfriend. There's still a spark when they meet, but that's it: just a spark. Not the burning fire of the old days. The suicide of one or their common friends and the inexplicable need to settle prevents them from truly reliving the old days. They hardly ever mention it, but you can see it in their every movement and expression.

The acting is wonderful, the music subtle and sentiment non existing. Dagen Zonder Lief is without a doubt the best Belgian movie since Iedereen Beroemd (2000)

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