EN - One night on a bridge, a young man sits alone. Despite his bloody hand, he seems serene. A few meters away, paramedics are carrying off a body wrapped in white plastic. The young man is named Julien. He is a professional football player who lives with his father, a fireman. We also follow the path of young rebel Pouga, who dreams of living the high life. Even though they do not know each other, fate will force their paths to cross.

FR - Une nuit, un jeune homme est assis seul sur un pont. Malgré ses mains ensanglantées, il semble être serein. A quelques mètres de cela, des auxiliaires médicaux s’occupent d’un corps enveloppé dans du plastique blanc. Le jeune homme s’appelle Julien. C’est un footballeur professionnel qui vit avec son père pompier. Nous suivons aussi les traces d’une jeune rebelle nommée Pouga, qui rêve de vivre la grande vie. Bien qu’ils ne se connaissent pas, Julien et Pouga se ressemblent. Ils ne sont pas conscients que leur destin vont inévitablement se croiser.


Title The World Belongs to Us
Original title Le monde nous appartient
Original language French
Status Completed
Production Minority Flemish
Category Features
Year 2012


Cast Vincent Rottiers, Ymanol Perset, Olivier Gourmet, Reda Kateb, Dinara Droukarova, Sam Louwyck
Photography Antoine Roch
Sound Carine Zimmerlin
Costume Frédérique Leroy
Music Ozark Henry

Technical specs

Running time film 84'
Release format 35 mm
Colour Colour


Main production company MG Productions
Supported by Flanders Audiovisual Fund
Production partners Ex Nihilo (FR), Formosa Productions (FR), Minds Meet (BE), Volya Films (NL)

Flanders foursome selected for Festroia’s competition

Four Flemish features have been selected for competition at the 29th Festroia International Film Festival in Portugal (7-16 June). Brasserie RomantiqueThe Broken Circle BreakdownOffline and Time of My Life are all in the running to take home some prizes. This year, the festival has also organised a focus on Belgium and pays homage to Flemish actor Jan Decleir.

Madly in LoveBoth Joel Vanhoebrouck’s Brasserie Romantique and Felix van Groeningen’s The Broken Circle Breakdown screen as part of the fest’s official competition. Peter Monsaert’s directorial debut Offline is selected for the competitive First Works section, while Nic Baltazar is competing in the Man and His Environment category with Time of My Life.

Published on Wednesday 29 May 2013

Welcome Home and Little Black Spiders Flemish eye-catchers in Montreal

Tom Heene’s Welcome Home, which only recently received an invitation to Venice, and Patrice Toye’s Little Black Spiders are the Flemish eye-catchers at the 36th World Film Festival in Montreal (23 August-3 September). Heene’s debut feature will be screening in the First Films World Competition, while Toye’s film will be celebrating its world premiere in the prestigious Focus on World Cinema section. In total, no less than 10 Flemish (co)productions were confirmed for the Canadian fest’s line-up.

tom heene welcome homeWith selections for both Montreal and the International Critics’ Week in Venice, filmmaker Tom Heene has pulled off an impressive feat. In Montreal’s First Films World CompetitionWelcome Home is in the running for one of three Zenith Awards. Producer of Welcome Home is Tomas Leyers for Minds Meet. The Brussels-based production company even has a second film screening in Montreal: minority co-production The World Belongs to Us by director Stephan Streker was confirmed for the Focus on World Cinema programme.

Published on Wednesday 8 August 2012

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Director Stephan Streker
Producers Tomas Leyers
Writers Stephan Streker

Minds Meet
Havenlaan 108-110 Avenue du Port
B-1000 Brussels
T +32 2 266 66 66

Website www.montana-lefilm.com
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