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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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Storyline

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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Trivia

The official Belgian submission for the 2016 Academy Awards. See more »

Goofs

Dieu crawls through a washing machine to the world, but it is mechanically not possible to open that kind of washing machine from the inside. 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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References Universal Soldier (1992) See more »

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Tombe la neige
written and performed by Salvatore Adamo
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Not funny and not as smart as it thinks it is
13 February 2016 | by (Paris, France) – See all my reviews

The trailers in France were deceiving: one was expecting a comedy. Well, it's definitely not a comedy and doesn't pretend to be - I guess the producers were trying to sell the movie via the trailers and a strong cast with comedic roots (Pelvoorde, Damiens.)

Once that disappointment settled in you're left with a movie which tries very hard to make a point about the state of the world, how to be happy etc. It just beats you over the head with it.

While some might think it quirky, others will focus on the cheap production values, annoying secondary characters and disappointing performance by Pelvoorde who just spends the entire movie screaming and being annoying (and don't say that was the point - I got it!)


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