The Match Factory will handle international sales for The Broken Circle Breakdown, the new film by Felix van Groeningen, the acclaimed director of The Misfortunates that premiered in Cannes 2009 in the Director’s Fortnight and was awarded the Prix Art et Essai.
The Broken Circle Breakdown is an intense melodrama, a love story full of passion and music. About how love can conquer fate and sometimes not. Starring acclaimed Belgium actress Veerie Baetens (Code 37) and Johan Heldenbergh (The Misfortunates).
Zsuzsi Bankuti, Head of Acquisitions:“I am delighted to have closed my first acquisition deal on this exceptional film and great director after having worked on his previous projects as a distributor. The Broken Circle Breakdown impresses by its powerful acting, intense theme and high crossover potential”.
Dirk Impens, Producer Menuet: We are thrilled about our first deal with The Match Factory and look forward to a close collaboration with Michael Weber. And we are also very proud because it’s the first time that The Match Factory is handling a Flemish film which proves again the recognition of Flemish films internationally.