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Eldorado (2008)

Yvan finds a burglar in his house. He doesn't call the police and decides to give the young man a lift home to his parents.

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Fabrice Adde ...
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Le collectionneur
Didier Toupy ...
Le naturiste
Françoise Chichéry ...
La maman d'Elie
Stefan Liberski ...
Le garagiste #1
Baptiste Isaia ...
Le garagiste #2
Jean-Jacques Rausin ...
Le motard #1
Renaud Rutten ...
Le motard #2
Jean-Luc Meekers ...
L'homme du parking
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Fanny Deprelle
Marc Joris ...
Jésus
Claude Pinchart ...
Le compagnon d'Alain Delon
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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 <k_luifje7@hotmail.com>

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$195 (USA) (5 June 2009)

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$10,443 (USA) (9 August 2009)
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La Brabançonne
(hymne national belge)
Lyrics by Jenneval
Music by François van Campenhout (1830)
Sung by Fabrice Adde
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Funny, trist, slow, fast and even morally
28 November 2008 | by (Germany) – See all my reviews

After some disappointing films during a french film festival in my city this film was a complete change. Just a few characters are needed to transport couple of message to the audience. There are a lot of funny though short dialogs. The landscape they re riding through is really lovely and the scenes are not exaggeratively long. The soundtrack just fits perfect especially since Devendra Banhart provides the song for the most sad scene of the film, Yvan helps Ellie to dig the garden of Ellies mom, who hasn't seen him for ages. You really get moved to tears in this very moment. Well, although Yvan is sure that Ellie is a drug addict, he helps him. At the end it becomes true but there is no explicit message the film sends to the viewer, you can judge on your own, no moral oppression thus.


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