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Baby Balloon Belgium 2013 | 84 min | OV with English subtitles | Colour | FF 2014

Stefan Liberski

Stefan Liberski (*1951) has published several novels and also works as an actor. In 2005, his debut film as director, Bunker Paradise, caused a stir in Belgium and beyond. Baby Balloon is his long-awaited second feature.

rated for 0 + years
A young woman wth a big heart and a huge voice: Bici sings with a band in Lüttich (Liège). The corpulent 18-year old from a run-down working-class district rocks the town's clubs. Love, on the other hand, is a different matter. For Vince, the group's guitarist, she's nothing more than a childhood friend -- but Bici has been in love with him for almost all that time. When rake-thin Anita gets Vince in her sights, Bici decides to do everything in her power to get rid of her rival. But is it really about Anita? Or does Bici's problem lie much further back? Baby Balloon is a turbulent and at the same time moving social comedy with a great leading actor who sings all the songs herself.
Original title: Baby Balloon
Film type: Fiction Feature
Original language: French
Section: Voilà!
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Language and subtitles: OV with English subtitles
Director: Stefan Liberski
Screenplay: Dominique Laroche, Stefan Liberski, Marc Vermeersch
Cast: Ambre Grouwels, César Domboy, Philippe Rebbot, Pauline Parigot, Isabelle de Hertogh
Producer: Jacques-Henri, Olivier Bronckart, Bénédicte Couvreur
Director of Photography: Claire Mathon
Music: Stefan Liberski, Ambre Grouwels, César Domboy, Allan Hoffmann
Production Design: Françoise Joset
Editor: Damien Keyeux
Sound: 0
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Format: dcp
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World Sales: Pyramide International
Production: Versus production; Hold Up Films & Productions; Lilies Films; RTBF; Belgacom TV
Contact: Ilaria Gomarasca, Pyramide International: ilaria@pyramidefilms.com

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