Press 26 JUL 2012

Venice: 3 films selected

Two French-speaking Belgian films and one coproduction, all supported by the Centre du Cinéma, will premiere at the Mostra.

Eight years after La femme de Gilles (2004) and thirteen after Une liaison pornographique (1999), Frédéric Fonteyne comes back to Venice with Tango libre, his brand new comedy. The film tells the story of JC (François Damiens), a jailer fond of tango, Dominic (Sergi Lopez) and Fernand (Jan Hammenecker), 2 thugs locked in jail and Alice…

Produced by Artémis, the film will be presented in the Orrizonti section. Afterwards it will open the Namur Film Festival. It’s releasing in Belgium (Cinéart) is planned 7th of November and in France (Rézo) the 21st. Films Distribution is handling the international sales.

Kinshasa Kids, Marc-Henri Wajnberg’s second feature, will premiere at the Venice Days, the independent section modeled on the prestigious ‘Directors´ Fortnight´ of the Cannes Festival.
Shot in the Streets of Kinshasa with amateur actors, the film tells the story of eight children who are regarded as sorcerers and who form a rap group in order to escape their fate.

Produced by Wajnbrosse, interntional sales are handled by MK2.

The Fifth Season, the new film from Jessica Woodworth and Peter Brosens will compete for the Golden Lion. Shot in the Belgian Ardennes, the film is about a small village where mysterious calamity strikes : spring refuses to come.

Coproduced by Entre Chien et Loup and distributed in Belgium by Imagine Films Distribution, the film is sold worldwide by Films Boutique.