EN - Pierre is one of the plantation managers pouring chemicals into the poor region of Misiones. In love with a young militant he tries to step back. But with the social war going on, switching sides is not so easy.

NL - Pierre wordt door een multinational in Misiones, Argentinië aangesteld om de ontbossing en het planten van nieuwe dennen te beheren. De producten waarmee hij de vruchtbare grond behandelt, zorgen voor veel verontwaardiging in Misiones omdat ze in verband worden gebracht met de talloze aandoeningen en ziektes bij de lokale bevolking. Gecharmeerd door de jonge lokale activiste, Ana, probeert hij van koers te veranderen maar wanneer er een sociale oorlog uitbreekt, blijkt dit moeilijker dan verwacht.

FR - Pierre est un exploitant forestier qui travaille pour une multinationale accusée de déverser des agro-toxiques dans la région de Misiones en Argentine. Epris d'une jeune militante, il va vouloir faire machine arrière. Mais quand la guerre sociale éclate, on ne change pas de camp si facilement.


Title La tierra roja
Original title La tierra roja
Original language Spanish
Status Completed
Production Minority Flemish
Category Features
Genre drama
Year 2015


Cast Geert Van Rampelberg, Eugenia Ramírez Miori

Technical specs

Running time film 104'


Main production company Entre Chien et Loup
Supported by Flanders Audiovisual Fund (VAF), Screen Flanders
Production partners Trivial Media

Cafard travels to Montreal’s Festival du Nouveau Cinéma

Jan Bultheel’s debut feature Cafard is to have its North American premiere at the Festival du Nouveau Cinéma (7-18 October) in Montreal. An animated feature inspired by true events, the film will screen in the Festival’s Panorama programme. Rights have already been sold to France, where Eurozoom will release Cafard in theatres on 18 November.

CafardFollowing its world premiere at the Ostend Film Festival, Cafard is set for its international premiere at the Busan International Film Festival (1-10 October). The Festival du Nouveau Cinema will now be the film’s North American premiere, with Cafard screening in the Panorama section.

Published on Wednesday 30 September 2015

Paradise Trips en route to Germany

Raf Reyntjens’s Paradise Trips has been invited into Competition at the International Film Festival in Mannheim-Heidelberg (9-24 October), where the film is to have its international première. The festival line-up also includes three co-productions with Flanders.

Paradise TripsIn the film, which marks Reyntjens’s directorial debut, Gene Bervoets (Schneider vs Bax, Salamander) plays Mario, a grumpy coach driver. On the verge of his own retirement, he has to bring a motley crew of partygoers to a music festival in Croatia. His journey soon turns into a life-changing trip that confronts him with his own prejudices - and with his long-lost son.

Published on Friday 18 September 2015

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Producers Jean-Claude van Rijckeghem, Dries Phlypo
Writers Diego Martinez Vignatti, Nicolas Saad, Mélanie Delloye

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