EN - Tom, an idealistic young left-wing journalist, is about to settle down with his girlfriend when his life and views get shaken up by the beautiful Pakistani refugee Nadia. At work, his ideals are increasingly confronted by the harsh reality of modern urban society while at home, his flamboyant grandfather fights his last personal battle - a battle for the right to die.

FR - Tom, un jeune journaliste idéaliste de gauche, est prêt à s’installer avec sa copine lorsque sa vie et ses projets sont chamboulés par Nadia, la belle et jeune réfugiée pakistanaise. Au travail, ses idéaux se confrontent de plus en plus à la dure réalité de la société urbaine actuelle, alors que son grand-père extravagant mène son dernier combat personnel- un combat pour son droit de mourir. Cut Loose est un film drôle, sincère et émotionnel traitant de problèmes sérieux. Il s’agit de la première comédie à propos de l’euthanasie et de la perplexité de la société multiculturelle.

Info

Title Cut Loose
Original title Los
Original language Dutch
Status Completed
Production Majority Flemish
Year 2008

Credits

Cast Pepijn Caudron, Koen De Graeve, Sana Mouziane, Jaak Van Assche, Sofie Van Moll, Karine Tanghe, Youssef El Mousaoui, Stany Crets, Achmed Akkabi
Photography Herman Wolfs
Editing Philippe Ravoet
Music Wiegel, Meirmans, Snitker
Other Based on the novel by Tom Nagels

Technical specs

Running time film 110'
Release format 35mm
Aspect ratio 1:2.35 (scope)
Sound format Dolby SRD
Colour Colour

Partners

Supported by Flanders Audiovisual Fund (VAF), NFF, KFD, Bridge Entertainment Group, Tax Shelter

Awards

2008: Silver Pyramid for Best Director / Saad El-Din Wahba Award for Best Script (Cairo International Film Festival)

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Short info

Director Jan Verheyen
Producers Peter Bouckaert, Erwin Provoost
Writers Bram Renders
Contact

Eyeworks Film & TV Drama
Peter Bouckaert
Fabrieksstraat 43
1930 Zaventem
Belgium
T +32 2 453 03 04
F +32 2 453 09 20
drama.belgium@eyeworks.tv
www.eyeworksfilm.be

Sales

Arrow Entertainment Inc.
7 Givins Street
M6J 2X5 Toronto, Ontario
Canada
T +1 416 516 0815
F +1 416 850 9973
steve-arroyave@arrow-entertainment.com
www.arrow-entertainment.com

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