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Any Way the Wind Blows (2003)

Sort of a low-budget Short Cuts (1993), set in the Flemish port city of Antwerp on a warm day in June. Natalie, her brother Chouki, her boyfriend Walter and his ex Lara, the gallery keeper ... See full summary »

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Tom Barman

Writer:

Tom Barman
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Frank Vercruyssen ... Walter
Diane De Belder Diane De Belder ... Lara
Eric Kloeck ... Paul Garcin
Natali Broods ... Natalie
Matthias Schoenaerts ... Chouki
Dirk Roofthooft ... Firmin
Jonas Boel ... Frederique
Titus De Voogdt ... Felix
Sam Louwyck Sam Louwyck ... Windman
Annick Christiaens ... Elsie
Cedric Faes Cedric Faes ... Charlie
Ides Meire Ides Meire ... Thomas
Louise Fimmers Louise Fimmers ... Julie
Katelijne Damen Katelijne Damen ... Grootmoeder
Diane Meersman Diane Meersman ... Jessie
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Storyline

Sort of a low-budget Short Cuts (1993), set in the Flemish port city of Antwerp on a warm day in June. Natalie, her brother Chouki, her boyfriend Walter and his ex Lara, the gallery keeper Firmin, unhappily married French language teacher Paul Garcin, a couple of party-loving studs from Ghent (another Flemish city) and the enigmatic Windman, independently go about their lives, which have little in common, yet all end up on the same place for a grand party that evening. Written by KGF Vissers

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Genres:

Comedy | Drama

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Official Sites:

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Country:

Belgium

Language:

Flemish | Dutch | English | French

Release Date:

2 October 2003 (Netherlands) See more »

Also Known As:

Akármerre fúj a szél See more »

Filming Locations:

Antwerp, Flanders, Belgium

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Budget:

€1,600,000 (estimated)
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Corridor See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The ring tones of the character's mobile phones are songs from dEUS (Director of the movie is Tom Barman, front man of dEUS). See more »

Crazy Credits

In the opening credits, 'Windman' has to dodge the credits dancing around him. See more »

Soundtracks

Me and You Blues
Written by Charles Mingus (uncredited), Jo Jones (uncredited), Roy Eldridge (uncredited) and Tommy Flanagan (uncredited)
Performed By Charles Mingus
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MTV-movie
9 August 2003 | by silveraukSee all my reviews

This whirling movie looks more like a combination of music-clips at MTV than as a real movie. There is no real story and as the movie goes on you ask yourself: "What is going to happen?"; but nothing happens. The story around Eric Cloeck, the frustrated writer, is the only good thing. The other persons seem to have nothing in common: then why bring them together in a movie. With music you can make watchable the worst movie. When I open the tap and there comes water out with the music of Bach then most people will like to look at it but this is not a movie. The director should learn how to write a script for a movie of 100 minutes or more before starting to direct a movie.


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