6.4/10
387
3 user 14 critic

Ultranova (2005)

On the outskirts of the gray city of Liege Dimitri lives a sad life without friends and a believe in the future. Then he meets Cathy, and they form more than a normal friendship. But will she love him?

Director:

Bouli Lanners
Reviews
2 wins & 3 nominations. See more awards »

Photos

Add Image Add an image

Do you have any images for this title?

Learn more

More Like This 

Avida (2006)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

The kidnapping of a plump billionaire's dog by a deaf-mute and 2 ketamine addicts goes wrong. The wealthy woman takes advantage of the situation to make them fullfil her last wishes.

Directors: Benoît Delépine, Gustave Kervern
Stars: Anselme, Fernando Arrabal, Anne Benett
Chantrapas (2010)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Nicolas is an artist, a filmmaker who merely wants to express himself and whom everyone wishes to reduce to silence. When he first starts out in Georgia, the "ideologists" hope to gag him, ... See full summary »

Director: Otar Iosseliani
Stars: Dato Tarielachvili, Tamuna Karumidze, Fanny Gonin
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

After the structural collapse at a construction site, Paulo loses his job because he denounces the situation to the authorities.

Directors: Tiago Guedes, Frederico Serra
Stars: Isabel Abreu, Ivo Alexandre, Filipe Duarte
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Adalbert's Dream mines the Romanian communist past for a dryly funny tale of ordinary people just getting on with their lives.

Director: Gabriel Achim
Stars: Gabriel Spahiu, Doru Ana, Ozana Oancea
Park I (2016)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

Athens Olympic Village, ten years after the Games: wilding youths, injured retired athletes and stray dogs among ruins and decaying sports venues.

Director: Sofia Exarchou
Stars: Dimitris Kitsos, Dimitra Vlagopoulou, Thomas Bo Larsen
Wild Duck (2013)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

A bankrupt telecoms engineer, employed by his ex-boss to investigate a phone-hacking operation, gets trapped into paying off either his economic or his moral debts.

Director: Yannis Sakaridis
Stars: Alexandros Logothetis, Themis Bazaka, Yorgos Pirpassopoulos
Dos disparos (2014)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

17-year-old Mariano finds a gun in his house and, in a thoughtless impulse, shoots himself twice. But he survives.

Director: Martín Rejtman
Stars: Manuela Martelli, Laura Paredes, Rafael Federman
Pas son genre (2014)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Clément, a young philosophy teacher from Paris is sent to Arras for a year. He meets Jennifer, a pretty hair-stylist, who becomes his lover. They're free in their hearts and bodies and ... See full summary »

Director: Lucas Belvaux
Stars: Émilie Dequenne, Loïc Corbery, Sandra Nkake
Deep Breath (2001)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

David is a teenager like any other. His world is filled with loud music, imaginary encounters with centre-folds, and heroic fights on make-believe battlefields. With his mother away and his... See full synopsis »

Director: Damien Odoul
Stars: Pierre-Louis Bonnetblanc, Dominique Chevalier, Maxime Dalbrut
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

A fugitive girl, a stuntman and a young man who lost his dog quite some time before, are joining together on a trip to reach each of their own destination. A youngster gets emotionally ... See full summary »

Director: Goran Paskaljevic
Stars: Svetlana Bojkovic, Irfan Mensur, Velimir 'Bata' Zivojinovic
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

The film follows two men living in a Rio de Janeiro slum: a black shoe-shiner and a white mill worker.

Director: Sérgio Ricardo
Stars: Antonio Pitanga, Léa Bulcão, Sérgio Ricardo
Eldorado (2008)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

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.

Director: Bouli Lanners
Stars: Bouli Lanners, Fabrice Adde, Philippe Nahon
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Vincent Lecuyer ... Dimitri
Marie du Bled Marie du Bled ... Jeanne
Hélène de Reymaeker Hélène de Reymaeker ... Cathy
Michaël Abiteboul Michaël Abiteboul ... Phil
Vincent Belorgey Vincent Belorgey ... Verbrugghe
Ingrid Heiderscheidt Ingrid Heiderscheidt ... Serveuse enceinte
Alexandra Marotta Alexandra Marotta ... La 2e serveuse
Serge Larivière ... L'auto-stoppeur
Georges Siatidis Georges Siatidis ... Le responsable des plantes
Philippe Grand'Henry Philippe Grand'Henry ... L'homme au chien
Viviane Robert Viviane Robert ... La mère de Cathy
Philippe Ménage Philippe Ménage ... Le moniteur de conduite-défense
Rudy Toorop Rudy Toorop ... L'organiste au funérarium
Julie Ghanet Julie Ghanet ... La veuve de Verbrugghe
Viviane Becha Viviane Becha ... La mère de Dimitri
Edit

Storyline

On the outskirts of the gray city of Liege Dimitri lives a sad life without friends and a believe in the future. Then he meets Cathy, and they form more than a normal friendship. But will she love him?

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

one word title | See All (1) »

Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Official site

Country:

Belgium

Language:

French

Release Date:

27 April 2005 (Belgium) See more »

Edit

Box Office

Budget:

€2,300,000 (estimated)
See more on IMDbPro »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Soundtracks

Organ in the Attic Sing the Blues
Performed by Deadbeat
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
beautiful melancholy
3 August 2005 | by copenhagen_buzzSee all my reviews

People who like fascinating storytelling may be disappointed with this film. However, its strength lies not in the story but in its way of conveying certain feelings and moods. Themes like existence and.. well.. the meaning of life I guess are highlighted through the cinematography/art direction (e.g. landscapes of heavy Belgian industry in metal blue and grey and green colours) and the soundtrack (cool minimalistic electronic beats) instead of words. At the premiere in Berlin director and actors received standing ovations and prolonged cheering in Kino International. I think it deserved a prize for art direction at least.


14 of 19 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 3 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Stream Trending Movies With Prime Video

Enjoy a night in with these popular movies available to stream now with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed