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Cannes 2008 / Belgium

Dardenne brothers scoop another award

Dardenne brothers scoop another award

The Dardenne brothers no longer need any introduction, and yet their latest film is, in a sense, radically different from their previous works. The directors set down their camera, or rather, let...  

26/05/2008 | Cannes 2008 | Awards/ Belgium

The Silence of Lorna: The high price of life in the West

The Silence of Lorna: The high price of life in the West

With The Silence of Lorna – which screened in competition this morning at the Cannes Film Festival – brothers Luc and Jean-Pierre Dardenne plunged the international press into the merciless world...  

19/05/2008 | Cannes 2008 | Competition/Belgium

Directorial trio back with burlesque Rumba

A failed suicide, leg amputation, amnesia, job loss, a burned-out house, a punch-up, as well as laughter and poetry all combine in Rumba, the second Belgian/French feature by Dominique Abel, Fiona...  

17/05/2008 | Cannes 2008 | Critics’ Week/Belgium

Singularity leads Corsan World Sales slate

Roland Joffé’s new project Singularity (working title), starring Indian beauty Aishwarya Rai, is one of six feature films on the line-up that Corsan World Sales (CWS) is offering to world buyers...  

15/05/2008 | Cannes 2008 | Market/Belgium

Love is in the air in Moscow, Belgium

Love is in the air in Moscow, Belgium

A supermarket car park, a minor car crash and a thundering argument between a woman left by her husband and a stubborn lorry driver, a former alcoholic whose only reminder of his ex-partner is a...  

15/05/2008 | Cannes 2008 | Critics’ Week/Belgium

Versus takes on Cannes

Led by the Dardenne brothers – selected for the third time in official competition with The Silence of Lorna – there will be a strong Belgian contingent at the 61st Cannes Film Festival,...  

29/04/2008 | Cannes 2008 | Belgium

Belgian films in Critics’ Week

Belgium, a small country with a strong film industry, is set to make its mark at Cannes with three films selected in the 47th edition of the International Critics’ Week. Having last seen Dominique...  

29/04/2008 | Cannes 2008 | Belgium

Dardenne brothers in official competition for fourth time

Dardenne brothers in official competition for fourth time

After the selection of their previous films Rosetta, The Son and The Child, the Dardenne brothers will once again be in official competition at the Cannes Film Festival with The Silence of Lorna....  

24/04/2008 | Cannes 2008 | Competition/Belgium