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The Misfortunates

The Misfortunates

by Felix Van Groeningen

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Bare bottoms up!

Review: The Misfortunates

Bare bottoms up!

A serious and hilarious comedy by a radical, 31-year-old director. Unveiled in the 2009 Cannes Directors’ Fortnight, the film is Belgian hopeful for the 2010 Oscars 

“An orchestrated chaos”

Interview: Felix van Groeningen • Director

“An orchestrated chaos”

Interview with the young Flemish director in Paris in the offices of his French distributor MK2 





international title: The Misfortunates
original title: De helaasheid der dingen
country: Belgium, Netherlands
sales agent: MK2 Films
year: 2009
directed by: Felix van Groeningen
screenplay: Felix van Groeningen
cast: Kenneth Vanbaeden, Valentijn Dhaenens, Koen De Graeve, Wouter Hendrickx, Johan Heldenbergh, Bert Haelvoet, Gilda De Bal, Natali Broods, Pauline Grossen, Sofie Palmers

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