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From the Flanders (i) magazine

Spiritual destiny

Brussels based producer-director Peter Krüger's decision to explore the limits of fiction and documentary took off in 2011 with his first feature- length documentary-fiction, the award-winning Antwerp Central. it was on the cultural, historical and symbolic life of Antwerp’s monumental railway station. This year's Berlinale Forum unveils a project the director has been working on since 2005:N - The Madness of Reason. Krüger describes it as his first cinematographic combination of documentary and fiction.

Peter KrügerBorremans’ view of the world is shaped by a typically Western way of looking at things which is closely bound up with the need to categorize. His obsessive attempts to classify and objectify, to create frameworks, names and definitions, reflect his desire to force reality into compartments.

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Published on Tuesday 25 February 2014

No reality without fiction

Peter Krüger’s Films can be seen as fiction constructed from documentary or documentaries shot in the language of fiction. I’ve always been on the border between these genres,’ he says. ‘And I’ve discovered that it is a very interesting place to be as a filmmaker.

nfimagA cinephile from a young age, he postponed going to film school in favour of studying philosophy. 'I thought: I need content,' he recalls. After graduating he skipped fi lm school once more, setting up the production company Inti Films with fellow would-be director Peter Brosens. Although Krüger's inspiration up to that point had come from fiction, his first projects were documentaries. 'I had the feeling that with documentary I could immediately start making films myself.' This made him to look at the possibilities offered by factual filmmaking.

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Published on Thursday 16 May 2013

In the news

N – The Madness of Reason, Waste Land main winners at the Ensors

Published on Sunday 20 September 2015

Waste Land and Paradise Trips lead Ensor noms

Published on Thursday 20 August 2015

N – The Madness of Reason invited to Berlinale Forum

Published on Wednesday 15 January 2014

Antwerp Central Station goes to Chicago

Published on Saturday 7 May 2011

Local fests add Flemish flavour to line-ups

Published on Friday 29 April 2011

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