EN - Two brothers start a bar and get swept up in its success in the midst of Belgium’s nightlife scene.


Title Belgica
Original title Belgica
Original language Dutch
Status In pre-production
Production Majority Flemish
Category Features
Genre drama
Year 2015


Cast Tom Vermeir, Stef Aerts
Photography Ruben Impens
Editing Nico Leunen

Technical specs

Running time film 105'
Available in 2D


Supported by Flanders Audiovisual Fund (VAF)
Production partners Topkapi (NL), Pyramide Productions (FR)

Belgica up next for Felix van Groeningen

Drama Belgica has been confirmed as the next feature from Oscar-nominated helmer Felix van Groeningen (The Broken Circle Breakdown). The project recently received production money from the Flanders Audiovisual Fund (VAF). Principal photography is set to start this autumn.

Felix van GroeningenMid-January the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) announced that van Groeningen’s The Broken Circle Breakdown is among this year’s Foreign-language Oscar nominees. In the meantime, van Groeningen has also unveiled what is to become his fifth feature.

Published on Tuesday 25 February 2014

Matthias Schoenaerts and Stef Aerts to star in Felix van Groeningen’s Belgica

Actors Matthias Schoenaerts (BullheadRust and BoneThe Drop) and Stef Aerts (OxygenMadly in Love) are set to star in Belgica, Felix van Groeningen’s follow-up to his Oscar-nominated The Broken Circle Breakdown.

Rust & BoneThe drama follows two brothers who start a bar and get swept up in its success in the midst of Belgium’s nightlife scene. Van Groeningen completed the script of Belgica together with Arne Sierens, who also co-wrote With Friends Like These.

Published on Tuesday 18 February 2014

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Director Felix van Groeningen
Producers Dirk Impens
Writers Felix van Groeningen , Arne Sierens

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