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KING OF THE BELGIANS

A Film by

Jessica WOODWORTH & Peter BROSENS

2016 – Belgium / Netherlands / Bulgaria – Road Movie – 94'

SYNOPSIS

The King of the Belgians is on a state visit in Istanbul when his country falls apart. He must return home at once to save his kingdom. But a solar storm causes airspace and communications to shut down. No planes. No phones. With the help of a British filmmaker and a troupe of Bulgarian folk singers, the King and his entourage manage to escape over the border. Incognito. Thus begins an odyssey across the Balkans during which the King discovers the real world – and his true self.

KING OF THE BELGIANS

CAST

Peter VAN DEN BEGIN
Lucie DEBAY
Titus DE VOOGDT
Bruno GEORIS
Pieter VAN DER HOUWEN
Nina NIKOLINA

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Producers – Peter BROSENS & Jessica WOODWORTH
Production compagny – Bo Films
Screenwriters – Peter BROSENS & Jessica WOODWORTH
Cinematographer – Ton PETERS
Editor – David VERDURME

INFOS

AWARDS & NOMINATIONS +

Running time – 94’
Ratio – 1:1.85
Language – English, French, Dutch, Bulgarian

2017 Rotterdam IFF – KNF Award

2017 Cinequest – Global Vision Award

2017 On Vous Ment! Festival – Jury Prize & Audience Award

2017 Odessa IFF – Grand Prize

2018 Avanca FF – Best Feature Film Award

2018 Festival International de Films de Femmes de Créteil – Graine de Cinéphage Jury Prize

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