EN - Fourteen-year-old Frikke knows his way around computer games but this one has a shocking surprise: its protagonists are real kids and real animals whose lives are mysteriously uploaded into the game’s labyrinth. To play or not to play is the question, especially when the fate of loved ones is at stake in the cyberworld…
NL - De 14-jarige Frikke ontdekt bij toeval een computerspel waarin enkele van zijn vrienden terechtgekomen zijn. Enkel Frikke kan hen er uit bevrijden. In een wedloop tegen de tijd gaat hij op zoek naar het kwade meesterbrein achter dit gemene spel en hoopt hij zo zijn vrienden te redden.
|World première / first public presentation||2014-07-02|
|Cast||Spencer Bogaert, Pepijn Caudron, Emma Verlinden, Felix Maesschalk, Herwig Ilegems, Tine Embrechts, Nell Cattrysse, Ivan Pecnik, Pommelien Thijs|
|Photography||Reinier Van Brummelen|
|Sound||Benoit De Clerck|
|Art director||Kurt Rigolle|
|Music||Pieter Van Dessel|
|Running time film||96'|
|Release format||2K scope|
|Other available formats||DCP|
|Sound format||5.1 surround|
|Supported by||Flanders Audiovisual Fund (VAF), Screen Flanders, Netherlands Film Fund, Wallonie et la Région de Bruxelles-Capitale, Centre du cinéma et de l'audiovisuel de la Fédération Wallonie-Bruxelles et de VOO, the Tax Shelter of the Belgian Federal Government
In co-operation with: Paradiso Filmed Entertainment, The Fridge, Telenet-Prime
|Production partners||Eyeworks Belgium
in co-production with: Family Affair Films
Brazil (TV Globo)
Douglas Boswell’s feature film debut Labyrinthus has won the Youth Award for Best International Film at the São Paulo International Film Festival in Brazil (16-29 October), with Brazilian media giant Globo picking up the rights for the film.
The International Film Festival of São Paulo screened Labyrinthus as part of its Youth Festival, a five-day event showcasing films for a younger audience. Boswell’s debut took the Festival’s top prize as Best International Film.
Labyrinthus, a family fantasy film directed by Douglas Boswell, has been confirmed for Toronto’s upcoming International Film Festival (4-14 September). Two Days, One Night by the Dardenne brothers, a co-production with Flanders, was also selected. With Flemish titles Waste Land and Cub already announced, talent from Flanders will be omnipresent in Toronto this year.
With less than a month to go, the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) has announced a new round of films to be discovered at the prestigious Canadian festival this September. Among them is Douglas Boswell’s family fantasy film Labyrinthus, which will be shown as part of the fest’s ‘entertaining and illuminating’ section, TIFF Kids.
Savage Film producer Bart Van Langendonck is in Cannes to present his Brussels-based production outfit’s new three-year slate. In addition to brand new projects from the directors the company started with five years ago (Michaël R Roskam and Bram Van Paesschen), young filmmakers such as Hans Van Nuffel, Matthias Schoenaerts and Robin Pront are now joining the producer's growing talent pool to develop their own feature-length projects.
Equator is the second feature by Hans Van Nuffel, the 2011 European Film Award Discovery of the Year winner (for Oxygen). The Faithful (Le fidèle) is the second feature film project from Oscar-nominated director Michaël R Roskam (Bullhead), while Franky will be the directorial debut of critically acclaimed Flemish actor Matthias Schoenaerts.
Last edited on 16 December 2014