The Racer and the Jailbird (2017)

Le Fidèle (original title)
Set against the background of a brutal crime gang in Brussels, a tragic love story between Gigi, a high-flying gangster, and Bibi, a young racing driver with very upper-class roots.


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Credited cast, sorted by IMDb STARmeter:
Gigi Vanoirbeek
Bibi Delhany
Sam Louwyck
Corentin Lobet
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Igor van Dessel
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It's love at first sight at a racing circuit when gangster Gino ("Gigi") (Matthias Schoenaerts) meets Benedicte ("Bibi") (Adele Exarchopoulos), a wealthy and fearless racing driver. Fierce and loyal, Gigi and Bibi fight for their love against fate, but also against reason and their own weaknesses. But how far can endurance be stretched? How far can they go to try and save what may already be lost? Written by Polly_Kat

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Crime | Drama






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This is the first Belgian film for both Matthias Schoenaerts and Michaël R. Roskam since Rundskop (2011). See more »

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