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World premiere in Karlovy Vary for Je suis à toi, David Lambert’s second feature film

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- After Hors les murs, in his second feature film Je suis à toi, David Lambert continues to explore abnormal love stories

World premiere in Karlovy Vary for Je suis à toi, David Lambert’s second feature film
Je suis à toi by David Lambert

David Lambert will present his second feature film Je suis à toi in its world premiere and officially in competition at the next Festival of Karlovy VaryJe suis à toi explores the conflicted relationships between the components of an improbable trio: Lucas (Nahuel Perez Biscayart, seen in Grand Central [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Rebecca Zlotowski
film profile
]
), a young Argentinian escort who comes to Belgium after a fortuitous online encounter; Henri (Jean-Michel Balthazar, seen in The Kid with a Bike [+see also:
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trailer
film focus
interview: Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne
film profile
]
), a Belgian baker in his fifties, consumed with solitude who decides to help a lost Lucas, and Anne (Monia Chokri, originally from Québec, seen in Les Amours Imaginaires, Laurence Anyways [+see also:
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trailer
film profile
]
 and Gare du Nord [+see also:
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trailer
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), one of Henri’s workers who obstinately refuses Lucas’ advances. At the centre of this trio is love – not just in all its beauty, but also in its crudeness, a “strange love triangle where two people trying to love each other go against the third party,” according to the director. 

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David Lambert explores new themes already explored in his first feature length film Beyond the Walls [+see also:
film review
trailer
making of
film focus
interview: David Lambert
film profile
]
, which won the Rail d’or award in Cannes in 2012 after it was selected for Critics’ Week. His collaboration with Lieges company Frakas is on-going, while the company continues its collaboration with Québec company Boreal Films.

Two other Belgian films will be presented in Karlovy Vary. Waiting for August by Teodora Ana Mihai, produced by Clin d’œil films and A Private View, which will be participating in the documentary part of the festival. The film follows a great debut at the Visions du Réel and Toronto Hot Docs, where it won the prize for best international feature film. In the parallel Another View section, the public will be able to discover Violet [+see also:
trailer
festival scope
film profile
]
by Bas Devos, produced by Minds Meet and Artemis, presented last winter in Berlin, where it won the Grand Prix in the Generation 14plus section.

(Translated from French)

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