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Moscow, Belgium (2008)

Aanrijding in Moscou (original title)
Not Rated | | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 30 January 2008 (Belgium)
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Matty, a 41-year old mother of three with a husband in his midlife-crisis, meets 29-year old Johnny, a truck driver, who takes an interest in her.
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Credited cast:
Barbara Sarafian ... Matty
Jurgen Delnaet ... Johnny
Johan Heldenbergh ... Werner
Anemone Valcke ... Vera
Sofia Ferri Sofia Ferri ... Fien
Julian Borsani Julian Borsani ... Peter
Bob De Moor Bob De Moor ... Jacques
Jits Van Belle Jits Van Belle ... Nicky
Griet van Damme Griet van Damme ... Nathalie
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Lisa Buylaert Lisa Buylaert ... Fliekes 1
Yvonne Delcour Yvonne Delcour ... Oud Dametje
Thomas Dhanens Thomas Dhanens ... Bediende
Camille Friant Camille Friant ... Iris
Rania Gaaloul Rania Gaaloul ... Fliekes 2
Frederik Imbo Frederik Imbo ... Maxime
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Storyline

Matty is a 41-year old troubled married woman. Or, as she puts it, her husband is going through a midlife crisis, her oldest daughter is in puberty, her youngest daughter thinks she's in puberty and her son can't find his way into puberty. And, after an accident when leaving the parking lot of the local supermarket, her car needs a repair. To her surprise and disbelief, the 29-year old driver whose truck she hits (Johnny), takes an interest in her. Written by Marco van Hoof <k_luifje7@hotmail.com>

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

Certificate:

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Trivia

Jurgen Delnaet, Johnny had to take lessons to drive the truck in the film. As he failed his final exam the production had to put an experienced tutor in the truck during the takes. See more »

Goofs

When the accident occurs, the license plate on Johnny's truck reads "BPS-701". Later, when Johnny fixes Matty's car, her car has the exact same license plates. See more »

Quotes

Johnny: Do you know what they say in Italy?
Johnny: 'Ti Amo'
Matty: D'you know what they say in Ledeberg?
Matty: 'Kiss my ass!'
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Ti Amo
Written by Giancarlo Bigazzi
Performed by Patrick Riguelle
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4 February 2008 | by kenneth-224See all my reviews

The movie sets place in Moscow, a small Belgian town district of Ghent. Matty and Johnny, 2 very common people, collide and the movie starts. From that point on a romantic story starts with a lot of humor and hilarious scenes with genius dialogs which are rare in Belgian movies these days.

This movie separates itself from all other Belgian movies by placing the characters up front and their story. That makes the movie so realistic and gives it a personal touch to the audience so they can relate with them. Also the typical dialect of the population in Ghent gives another aspect to this movie. Whereas most Belgian movies are situated in Antwerp this movie takes viewers to another location and another atmosphere which is a welcome relieve for a lot of viewers. I'm giving it 9 out of 10 stars!


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Official Sites:

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Country:

Belgium

Language:

Flemish | Dutch

Release Date:

30 January 2008 (Belgium) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Ghent, Flanders, Belgium

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Box Office

Budget:

EUR725,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$2,842,635
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Company Credits

Production Co:

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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