EN - When Marie, an introverted young athlete, collapses and is forced to rest, she decides to move in with her new boyfriend in his flat in Left Bank. Their passionate relationship seems to be really helping her, until she discovers that the previous tenant of the flat mysteriously disappeared. Marie begins to doubt whether she can really trust her boyfriend. Life in Left Bank, once envisaged as a dream town, starts to become an alienating nightmare. Slowly, she loses grip on reality.

FR - Lorsque Marie, une jeune athlète introvertie, chute et est forcée au repos, elle décide d’emménager avec son nouveau petit ami dans son appartement dans le Left Bank. Leur relation passionnelle semble l’aider réellement, jusqu’à ce qu’elle découvre que l’ancien propriétaire de l’appartement a mystérieusement disparu. Marie commence à se demander si elle peut vraiment faire confiance à son compagnon. La vie à Left Bank, qui semblait précédemment être une ville de rêve, commence à devenir un cauchemar. Petit à petit, elle perd le contrôle de la réalité.

Info

Title Left Bank
Original title Linkeroever
Original language Dutch
Status Completed
Category Features
Year 2008

Credits

Cast Eline Kuppens, Matthias Schoenaerts, Sien Eggers, Frank Vercruyssen
Photography Nicolas Karakatsanis
Editing Nico Leunen
Music Eavesdropper, Simon Lenski

Technical specs

Running time film 98'
Release format 35mm
Aspect ratio 1:2.35 (scope)
Sound format Dolby Digital
Colour Colour

Partners

Supported by

Flanders Audiovisual Fund, VMMa

Festivals

2010: Incontri Cinematografici Stresa (ITA) / Fancine Festival de Cine Fantastico de la Universidad de Malaga (ESP)

Awards

2009: Special Mention Debut Performance (Eline Kuppens) (Fantasia Film Festival) / Silver Mélies for Best Film Mad Movie Award (Neuchatel International Fantastic Film Festival)

2008: Best actress (Eline Kuppens) / Best photography (Nicolas Karakatsanis) (Gotham Screen Film Festival)

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Last edited on 26 September 2014

Short info

Director Pieter Van Hees
Producers Frank Van Passel , Bert Hamelinck , Kato Maes
Writers Pieter Van Hees , Dimitri Karakatsanis
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