Two bumbling store clerks inadvertently erase the footage from all of the tapes in their video rental store. In order to keep the business running, they re-shoot every film in the store with their own camera, with a budget of zero dollars.
In this pitch black comedy the rivalry between two neighbors escalates into an all out war. True a maintenance error on a tractor they both end up, paralyzed, in a wheelchair. It seems they... See full summary »
Gustave de Kervern,
Gustave de Kervern,
Michel de Gavre
Gianni is a middle-aged man living in Rome with his imposing and demanding elderly mother. His only outlet from her and the increasing debt into which they are sinking, are the increasingly... See full summary »
Gianni Di Gregorio
Valeria De Franciscis,
NORTH Following a nervous breakdown, ski athlete Jomar has isolated himself in a lonely existence as the guard of a ski park. When he learns that he might be the father of a child way up ... See full summary »
Rune Denstad Langlo
Anders Baasmo Christiansen,
Yvan finds a burglar in his house. After some consideration, Yvan decides not to call the police and to drop the lad near the nearby city but he ends up giving him a lift home to his parents. Together, they travel through Belgium and meet some extraordinary people and find themselves in ditto situations. Written by
Marco van Hoof <email@example.com>
This is a humorous film with a serious subtext. Bouli Lanners knows better than to befriend a young burglar he finds in his house, but, even though he's convinced the kid is a drug addict, he does anyway. He's got his reasons, which come out slowly. The two set off on a cross country (Belgium that is) road trip and meet some strange characters, including an elderly nudist, a psychic, and others. Each scene contains an interesting encounter, and the countryside is filmed beautifully. Bouli's behavior seems irrational throughout, but at the end you piece together why he does what he does, and you reread the film in your head.
A little trivia. Bouli Lanners played a role in Asterix at the Olympics, alongside Alain Delon. Apparently Delon was such a jerk that Lanners stole his folding chair on the set. Well, the chair shows up here where it belongs to the ridiculous old nudist who sits in it throughout his scenes. Apparently Alain is none too happy...
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