EN - A suicidal young man is obsessed by the end of the world. His crazy French aunt decides to cure him by showing him the beauty of life.

NL - De 17-jarige Vincent is een geboren wereldverbeteraar die de groene revolutie predikt. Hij jaagt zijn familie de gordijnen in doordat hij koste wat het kost hun ecologische voetafdruk wil verkleinen. Hij overtuigt zijn impulsieve tante Nikki om hem mee te nemen naar Frankrijk. Nikki maakt ervan gebruik om hem het leven van de zonnige kant te laten zien maar Vincent is vastbesloten om in Parijs een drastische protestactie te ondernemen.

FR - Un jeune homme, Vincent, activiste écologiste, est prêt à mettre sa vie en péril pour lutter pour la bonne cause. Mais sur sa route, et le hasard faisant bien les choses, il croise sa tante, une parisienne farfelue et névrosée qui va tout faire pour lui redonner un peu de joie de vivre.

Info

Title Vincent and the End of the World
Original title Vincent
Original language Dutch, French
Status Completed
Production Majority Flemish
Category Features
Genre dramatic comedy
Year 2016
World première / first public presentation 2016-08-12

Credits

Cast Alexandra Lamy, Spencer Bogaert, Barbara Sarafian, Geert Van Rampelberg, Frédéric Epaud, Kimke Desart, Emma Reynaert
Photography David Williamson
Editing Alain Dessauvage
Sound Alek Goosse
Art director Hubert Pouille
Costume Kristin Van Passel
Makeup Catherine Bruchon
Music Nicolas Repac

Technical specs

Running time film 121'
Release format DCP
Aspect ratio 2.39:1
Colour Colour
Available in 2D

Partners

Supported by the Flanders Audiovisual Fund (VAF), Eurimages, Screen Flanders, PACA, Media, City Ghent, Telenet Stap, A Plus Image 6, één
Production partners Les Films de la Croisade (FR), Les Enragés (FR)
Tax shelter partners Casa Kafka

Festivals

2016: Grande Piazza - Locarno Film Festival (CH); Arras Film Festival (FR)

Awards

2016: Boccalino d'Oro for Best Actress - Locarno Film Festival (CH)

Sales

  • France: Ad Vitam

Vincent and Umpire invited to Locarno

Vincent, the new feature by Moscow, Belgium director Christophe Van Rompaey, is to have its world premiere at the Locarno International Film Festival (3-13 August). Starring Spencer Bogaert, Barbara Sarafian and French actress Alexandra Lamy, the film will have an open-air screening in the Piazza Grande. In addition to Vincent, Leonardo Van Dijl’s short film Umpire has been invited for the Pardi di Domani Competition.

VincentVincent is an ecologically obsessed 17-year-old who drives his family crazy with his attempts to reduce their carbon footprint. His giddy French aunt Nikki takes him on a trip to France, convinced that the boy’s obsession is caused by his suffocating mother. But on their road trip, Vincent proves to be much more than Nikki can handle.

Published on Monday 25 July 2016

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Short info

Director Christophe Van Rompaey
Producers Dries Phlypo
Writers Jean-Claude van Rijckeghem
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