Main still: The Misfortunates

The Misfortunates

Original Title: De helaasheid der dingen

100' | 2009 (Completed)

Format

Creation details

  • Type
    Film
  • Category
    Fiction
  • Production share
    Majority Flemish Production
    Belgium
  • Genre
  • Year of production
  • Production status
    Completed
  • Original title
    De helaasheid der dingen

Technical specs

  • Running time
    100'
  • Available in
    2D
  • Aspect ratio
    2.35:1
  • Sound format
    5.1 (+sub)
  • Colour
    Colour

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Festivals & awards

Festivals

2010: Palm Springs International Film Festival (USA) / Göteborg International Film Festival (SWE) / Cinema Mundi (CZE) / Hong Kong International Film Festival (CHN) / Istanbul International Film Festival (TUR) / CPH:PIX International Film Festival Copenhagen (DNK) / Mosaico d'Europeo Film Festival (ITA) / Crossing Europe Film Festival (AUT) / Incontri Cinematografici Stresa (ITA) / Karlovy Vary International Film Festival (CZE) / New Zealand International Film Festival (NZE) / Melbourne International Film Festival (AUS) / Vooravond Student Kick Off (BE) / Warsaw International Film Festival (POL) / Leeds International Film Festival (GBR) / Osaka European Film Festival (JPN)

Awards

2010: Golden Tulip Award voor Beste Film (Istanbul International Film Festival) / Beste Film, Beste Acteur (Koen De Graeve), Beste Acteur in Bijrol (Wouter Hendrickx), Beste Debuut (Kenneth Vanbaeden), Publieksprijs (Vlaamse Filmprijzen 2010)2009: Prix Art et Essai (Cannes International Film Festival ) / Beste Film, Beste Mannelijke Acteur (Koen de Graeve & Kenneth Vanbaeden), Publieksprijs (CINESSONNE ) / L'Amphore d'Or voor Beste Film (Festival du Film Grolandais) / Jo Röpcke Film Award (Flanders International Film Festival Ghent) / Golden Starfish Award Best Film, Zickerman Foundation Award Best Photography, Kodak Award Best Scenario (Hamptons International Film Festival) / Publieksprijs (International Film Festival Bratislava)

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