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Problemski Hotel (2015)

The cross-frontier migrant's life 'within the system' - an endless, featureless, futureless round of queues - becomes even bleaker in December. Bipul doesn't want to admit it, but the ... See full summary »

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Manu Riche
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Cast

Credited cast:
Tarek Halaby Tarek Halaby ... Bipul
Gökhan Girginol Gökhan Girginol ... Mahsun
Evgenia Brendes Evgenia Brendes ... Lidia
Lydia Indjova ... Martina
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Michael Cambier Michael Cambier ... Boyfriend- redheads
Kristien De Proost Kristien De Proost ... Annick
Natalia Dufraisse Natalia Dufraisse ... Anna
Carlo Ferrante Carlo Ferrante ... Deurwaarder
Ilyas Mettioui Ilyas Mettioui ... Shaukat
Gorges Ocloo Gorges Ocloo ... Olugbenga
Jean-Benoît Ugeux ... Le psy
Pieter Verelst ... Wim
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Storyline

The cross-frontier migrant's life 'within the system' - an endless, featureless, futureless round of queues - becomes even bleaker in December. Bipul doesn't want to admit it, but the arrival of Lidia, a Russian girl makes a difference. Hope? Surely not! A future? Get real! December is also the ninth month of Martina's pregnancy. But, just when the situation seems hopeless, help is at hand. A Christmas story. Written by Cassette for timescapes

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Comedy | Drama

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Country:

Belgium | France

Language:

English | Russian | Arabic

Release Date:

13 January 2016 (Belgium) See more »

Also Known As:

Problemszki Szálloda See more »

Filming Locations:

Brussels, Belgium

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Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$51,940
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The movie has mainly been shot at an abandoned building of a bank (BNP Paribas Fortis) in the centre of Brussels. The avant-première took place just a few blocks away from this particular building. See more »

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This is a dark, lighthearted film
9 September 2018 | by whatithinkisSee all my reviews

Hopeful despair beautifully filmed, exquisitely timed, with flawless acting and amazing writing. I've never seen anything like it. Totally watchable but not light entertainment.


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