EN - Two brothers start a bar and get swept up in its success in the midst of Belgium’s nightlife scene.
|Year of production||2014|
|Cast||Matthias Schoenaerts, Stef Aerts|
|Supported by||Flanders Audiovisual Fund (VAF)|
|Production partners||Topkapi (NL), Pyramid Productions (FR)|
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.
Mid-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.
Actors Matthias Schoenaerts (Bullhead, Rust and Bone, The Drop) and Stef Aerts (Oxygen, Madly in Love) are set to star in Belgica, Felix van Groeningen’s follow-up to his Oscar-nominated The Broken Circle Breakdown.
The 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.
Last edited on 18 February 2014