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"All-Belgian" selection for the 14th Wallimage/Bruxellimage session

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- During its 14thsession, Wallimage/Bruxellimage exceptionally selected 4 Belgian authors: Savina Dellicour, Jonas Govaerts, Anne-Marie Etienne and Peter Van Hees

"All-Belgian" selection for the 14th Wallimage/Bruxellimage session

Savina Dellicour (photo), exiled for a while in London (where it's worth noting that she followed classes at the NFTS with Stephen Frears), has returned to Belgian soil for the filming of Tous les chats sont gris (la nuit). Produced solely by Tarantula with a modest budget, the film should notably bring together Bouli Lanners (currently on screens with 11.6 [+see also:
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, and whom we should soon see in La Grande Boucle, La Confrérie des Larmes [+see also:
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 and 9 Months Strecht [+see also:
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) and Anne Coesens (Magritte for Best Actress in Illegal [+see also:
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). The film follows the initiatory journey of Dorothy, 16 years old, who hires a private detective to find her biological father. But as she begins her search, she may already have found him... 

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Another first film in the selection: the unclassifiable Welp, a horror movie set in a forest by Jonas Govaerts and produced by Potemkino, which supervised The Spiral adventure. As indicated by its name, Welp follows a group of boy scouts who find a tough hermit in the depths of the woods who has the firm intention of teaching them how to survive. An ambitious project, supported by a highly developed web strategy, and in particular a crowdfunding campaign aimed at raising funds to finance... cub traps.  

Also selected, Tu l’appelleras Jeanne by Anne-Marie Etienne (whose previous film, Sous le figuier [+see also:
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, will be released on June 12th in Belgium) proposes an appealing quartet: Marie GillainSandrine BonnaireJacqueline Bir and Gisèle Casadesus. It will be the first majority Belgian production for Scope Pictures, which was until now mostly present in the sphere of big international coproductions, thanks to the Tax Shelter (HOUBA! On the Trail of the Marsupilami [+see also:
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Rien à déclarer [+see also:
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Potiche [+see also:
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Le Petit Nicolas
 [+see also:
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). Finally, Wallimage/ Bruxellimage reiterates its support for Wasteland by Peter Van Hees. In fact, following a change in the calendar and cast, the first round of funding had been cancelled, but this new version starring Jérémie Rénier has also been selected. 

(Translated from French)

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