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Brabançonne (2014)

Two Belgian brass bands compete for the European title. One is Flemish (Sint-Cecilia), the other Walloon (En Avant). Sint Cecilia loses their soloist in dramatic circumstances and to ensure... See full summary »


Vincent Bal


Vincent Bal (story), Pierre De Clercq (story) | 1 more credit »
2 nominations. See more awards »


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Amaryllis Uitterlinden Amaryllis Uitterlinden ... Elke
Arthur Dupont ... Hugues
Marc Weiss Marc Weiss ... Michel
Erika Sainte ... Sandrine
Philippe Résimont Philippe Résimont ... Damien
Frederik Haugness Frederik Haugness ... Urbain
Claudine Pelletier Claudine Pelletier ... Arlette - la bourgmestre
Joël Delsaut Joël Delsaut ... Bernard
Fabrice Boutique ... Nazir
Jos Verbist Jos Verbist ... Jozef Fonteyne
Tom Audenaert ... Andries
David Cantens ... Renaat
Michel van Dousselaere Michel van Dousselaere ... Byl
Liesa Naert Liesa Naert ... Tine
Veerle Eyckermans Veerle Eyckermans ... Brigitte


Two Belgian brass bands compete for the European title. One is Flemish (Sint-Cecilia), the other Walloon (En Avant). Sint Cecilia loses their soloist in dramatic circumstances and to ensure their participation in the contest they try to steal the very talented soloist from En Avant. The ball starts rolling and not everything will happen as planned. Written by Appearance

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French | Flemish | Dutch

Release Date:

10 December 2014 (Belgium) See more »

Also Known As:

Belgian Rhapsody See more »

Filming Locations:

Belgium See more »

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1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


Amaryllis Uitterlinden won the Ensor for Best Actress for this role at the 2015 Ostend Film Festival. See more »


Performed by Brabançonne Windband
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Flanders First Movie Musical
17 April 2017 | by jarno-maertensSee all my reviews

In recent years we had a lot of Flemish films trying to be American thrillers, yet this film preserved the 'Flemish' focusing on ordinary people in their ordinary environments. "Brabançonne" is occasionally a real Belgian joke in the positive sense of the word. Sometimes the story is a bit predictable, but marketed well the expectations a definitely set. "Brabançonne" delivers on every level.

The moment the movie starts you immediately get used to the Flemish and Walloon classic songs, used very effectively in this film. Sometimes you could be worried director Bal went overboard with it, but in the end he never loses focus and everything comes together in a beautiful and overplayed ending bringing nice relaxing and digestible entertainment for all movie and music lovers.

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