EN - Third Act is a film about aging. Leo is an 80-year-old’ Peeping Tom’. On stage, he condemned to an old age home crowded by local extras in their third age. But in real life, his wife waits for him… in a home for the elderly in Belgium. What do you do in the third and final act of your life? And what do the elderly in other countries and cultures do when the curtain is about to fall?


Title Third Act
Original title Third Act
Original language Dutch, French, English, Japanese, Portugese, Greek
Status Completed
Production Majority Flemish
Category Docs
Genre Documentary
Year 2019
World première / first public presentation 2019-03-31


Photography Johan Legraie, Julien Lambert
Editing Dieter Diependaele
Sound Jeanne Debarsy, Cosmas Antoniadis

Technical specs

Running time film 79'
Release format DCP
Other available formats File, Blu-ray, DVD
Aspect ratio 16:9
Sound format Dolby surround
Colour Colour
Available in 2D


Supported by Flanders Audiovisual Fund (VAF), Centre du Cinéma et de l'Audiovisuel de la Fédération Wallonie-Bruxelles, Belgian Tax Shelter for Film Financing, Creative Europe Programme - Media of the European Union
Production partners Iota Production, Eyeworks Film & TV Drama, Peeping Tom, VRT, RTBF


2019: Docville Leuven (BE)

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Last edited on 12 April 2019

Short info

Director Mieke Struyve, Lotte Stoops
Producers Bart Van Langendonck
Writers Mieke Struyve, Lotte Stoops

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