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Loft (I) (2008)

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Five close friends, all of them married, share a loft to meet their mistresses. One day they find the body of a young woman in the loft. Since there are only five keys to the loft, the five men begin to suspect each other of murder.

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5 friends who are all married and know each other very well decide to rent a loft together. In this loft they meet their mistresses. Everything is OK until one morning the body of an unknown young woman is found in the loft. The 5 friends begin to suspect each other of murder. And it becomes clear that they don't know each other as good as they always thought. Written by Lieselot P

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Loft - Tödliche Affären  »

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As of 2009 'Loft' is the most attended movie in Belgian cinematic history. About 1,186,072 people have watched it, making it jump over Belgian classic Koko Flanel (1990). The latter had an attendance of 1,082,000 viewers. With its first place, Loft has also leaped over two other Flemish classics: Hector (3rd) and Daens (4th place). See more »

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Get used to Belgium and enjoy a great thriller
18 June 2010 | by (Netherlands) – See all my reviews

Although 'Loft's purely Belgian outlook and atmosphere may not appeal too much to Americans, one should not be deceived by this.

When looking through, it soon becomes clear that 'Loft' is a very good film. First of all, this thriller has an ingenious plot that keeps you on the tip of your seat from beginning to end. Considerable value is added by the play of an impressive number of Belgium's greatest actors and actresses. 'Loft's picturing is adequate at least, too, supporting its plot rightly by creating a tense mood.

Also pretty characteristic for this film is its very Belgian pace. Relaxed and unhurried, it allows you a fair amount of time to follow all its twists & turns.

The 100% Belgian 'Loft' no doubt will rank among the great films from the Low Countries. It certainly stands out in all their releases from the last ten years.


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