A tragicomedy about the everyday life of a butchers family Vangenechten. The business is running fine until the son returns home after a long time. He wants to learn more about the butchers... See full summary »
Koen De Graeve,
Mieke De Groote,
Michel, Guido and Frankie have been co-workers and close friends for years. But when their boss gets fired, Guido gets a promotion and is replaced by the odd Alain Vandam. No normal day ... See full summary »
Dirk van Dijck
Easter Sunday, April 4, 2010. In Bruges, more than 200 riders and their entourage are ready for the 94th Tour of Flanders. A sea of fans waits for them along the trail, while millions of others follow 'Flanders finest' on radio or TV.
Jaak Van Assche
Famous stand-up comedian Freddy De Vadder flees to a picturesque village called Bevergem. Why? Nobody knows. He doesn't talk about it. The contrast between him and the grotesque residents ... See full summary »
Piet De Praitere,
The 7 part black dramedy follows the comical exploits of four gigolos, the Callboys, while testosterone-driven management, petty arguments and deaf-mute ambition make their short-lived business crash and burn.
Tired of human intrest shows? These people are. "In de Gloria" looks like one of the shows where ordinary people are presented like freaks just to get a cheap laugh. The show doesn't mock ... See full summary »
"Safety First" is a hilarious work place mockumentary set at the heart of a security company. Discipline, dedication and friendship, that's what work is about. Oh, and falling over, making ... See full summary »
Trying to expose some of the contradictions in life, the creators of 'Neveneffecten' target greedy or overly bureaucratic corporations and instances by using their own rules against them. ... See full summary »
Koen De Poorter,
Jelle De Beule,
Berre is trying to make an informative and cultural TV-show about the history of the Vespa, a typical Italian product. He invites two friends to go along with him to Italy, driving a Vespa,... See full summary »
The makers of this TV series took a page from the success of Breaking Bad and made their own localized version of it. The story is about West-Flemish potato farmers who lose all their savings and are in urgent need of money to prevent them from losing everything. Thanks to the media they come to the conclusion that farming weed is the fastest way to get their money back. At first I thought it would be a quick Breaking Bad ripoff but they succeeded in making a charming series with likable characters. It's also lighter in tone then BB and a lot of the humor comes from their bad English and the perception in Belgium of West-Flemish peasants. It's wise they stuck to 6 episodes because it would have been difficult to get more out of the story. This makes me wonder if the second season will be able to sustain the same quality level and if the writers can come up with new interesting stories.
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