Flemish Heaven (Le Ciel Flamand)

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Showings

Hammer Theatre SJ Thu, Mar 9, 2017 1:00 PM
Film Info
Type of Film/Event:Feature
Section:Narrative Feature Competition
Runtime:112
Rating:Not Rated
Genre:Drama
Premiere Status:United States
Language:Flemish
French
Subtitles:English
Production Country:Belgium
Cast/Crew Info
Director:Peter Monsaert
Executive Producer:Tim Martens
Stephanie De Paepe
Producer:Annemie Degryse
Jan De Clercq
Alexander Vandeputte
Screenwriter:Peter Monsaert
Music:Frederik Van De Moortel
Cinematographer:David Williamson
Editor:Alain Dessauvage
Cast:Wim Willaert
Sara Vertongen
Esra Vandenbussche

Description

How far would you go to keep your child safe?

Sylvie and her mother have run their family’s brothel business for years. They’re quite good at it, as proven through their many repeat customers and great online reviews. However, Sylvie’s daughter, Eline, has become increasingly interested in the place where Mommy works. And, for all her mother does to protect her (having her stay in the car, or with her uncle), Eline can’t help but be a curious six-year-old—wandering into the brothel one day. That’s when everything changes. Peter Monsaert (Offline, Cinequest 2013) directs this hauntingly beautiful drama that is at times intense and chilling, but which always preserves its message that family is of the utmost importance.


Sponsored by the Applied Materials Foundation

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