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The Brand New Testament (2015)

Le tout nouveau testament (original title)
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Did you know that God is alive and lives in Brussels with his daughter?

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Pili Groyne ...
Ea
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Dieu
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Martine
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François
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La femme de Dieu
Laura Verlinden ...
Aurélie
Serge Larivière ...
Marc
Didier De Neck ...
Jean-Claude
Marco Lorenzini ...
Victor
Romain Gelin ...
Willy
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Xenia, l'Allemande
Johan Heldenbergh ...
Le prêtre
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Gaspard Pauwels ...
Kevin
Bilal Aya ...
Philippe
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God lives in human form as a cynical writer with his young opinionated daughter in present-day Brussels, Belgium. She concludes that her dad is doing a terrible job and decides to rewrite the world, which leaves God angry, powerless and adamant to get his power back.

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Comedy | Fantasy

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Release Date:

1 September 2015 (Belgium)  »

Also Known As:

El nuevo nuevo testamento  »

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Budget:

€8,555,500 (estimated)
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2.35 : 1
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The official Belgian submission for the 2016 Academy Awards. See more »

Goofs

When Ea is typing on her father's computer, the letters appearing onscreen do not match the speed of her typing at all. She is also seen inputting words on the keyboard (as if trying to type commands) when only images are displayed. See more »

Quotes

Dieu: Law 1522:If one day you fall in love with a woman there's a great chance you will not spend your life with her.
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Connections

References Universal Soldier (1992) See more »

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La Mer
Music by Charles Trenet and Albert Lasry
Lyrics by Charles Trenet
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A must-see. Touching, funny, thought-provoking, lots of fun... amazing acting...
30 September 2015 | by (Israel) – See all my reviews

This is an amazing film. On the one hand, this is one of the most funny

  • and fun - movies I've seen, in years, with some great, memorable


scenes and lines, superb acting - and very touching. In fact, this is one of a handful of movies that really, literally, made me cry (a bit, just out of emotions, it is a fun movie, not a tragic one!). My shedding few tears is actually funny also as it is related to one of the nice things in the movie - but I'll rather not spoil...

On the other hand: the movie is very thought-provoking (and in some aspects, simply provocative, but IMHO in a good way). It brings a very fresh viewpoint on many issues, esp. domestic abuse and esp. the horrific damages that bad parenthood may cause; but there are several more serious themes (even hactivism!) - all presented in this most joyous film.

And... acting is superb, really by all (although I think Catherine Deneuve was esp. amazing). and the film makes tribute to several classic movies... e.g. to The Truman show ...

Don't miss it!!!!


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