EN - The relationship between Max and Charlotte, a couple in their early thirties, is put to the test when Charlotte decides to put into practice her secret sexual fantasies. After Max finds out, they embark on a journey to try and save their marriage.

FR - Un couple traverse une période de crise après que la femme ait accueilli certains de ses patients masculins dans un appartement loué.


Title Brownian Movement
Original title Brownian Movement
Original language English, French
Status Completed
Production Minority Flemish
Category Features
Year 2011


Cast Sandra Hüller, Dragan Bakema
Photography Frank Van den Eeden
Editing Katharina Wartena
Music Harry de Wit

Technical specs

Running time film 102'
Release format 35mm
Aspect ratio 1:2.35 (scope)
Sound format Dolby Digital
Colour Colour


Supported by Films Distribution, Mercure International, Nederlands Fonds voor de Film, MEDIA, Eurimages, the Flanders Audiovisual Fund (VAF), Filmstiftung NRW, Deutscher Filmförder Fonds, 3sat, Rotterdam Media Fonds, CoBo-Fonds
Production partners Circe Films (NL), Coin Film (DE), VPRO


2010: Toronto International Film Festival (CA)

Misfortunates and Brownian Movement pull off appearing act in NY

Earlier this week, the NY Disappearing Act IV European film festival confirmed both Felix van Groeningen’s The Misfortunates and Nanouk Leopold’s Brownian Movement for the fest’s screening bill. It’s the very first time that the NY festival selects Belgian cinema from Flanders and they enthusiastically signed up for two films.

The Misfortunates_stillThe Disappearing Act IV European film festival is organized by a number of  European cultural organizations in the framework of the European Union National Institutes for Culture (EUNIC) in New York. The festival will screen 25 contemporary films from all over the Old Continent.

Published on Thursday 29 March 2012

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Director Nanouk Leopold
Producers Ellen De Waele
Writers Nanouk Leopold

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