Press 21 OCT 2012

Fonteyne's Tango libre takes Grand Prix at Warsaw

Saturday October 20, Frédéric Fonteyne’s Tango libre was awarded the Grand Prix of the 28th Warsaw Film Festival.

This prize comes one month after the special prize of the Venice Mostra del Cinema’s Orizzonti jury.

Tango libre is Fonteyne’s fourth feature, this time a somewhat more light-hearted drama. It tells the story of prison ward JC (François Damiens), who dreams of becoming a tango dancer, but whose endeavours are thwarted by two convicts - Dominic (Sergi Lopez) and Fernand (Jan Hammenecker). And there is also Alice…

This Belgian Artémis Production, which received Centre du Cinéma et de l’Audiovisuel support, is scheduled for release in Belgian theatres on November 7 (Cineart) and in French theatres on November 21 (Rézo). Films Distribution handles international sales.

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