26.9. - 5.10.2019

Alleluia Belgium, France 2013 | 90 min | OV with English subtitles | Colour | FF 2014

Fabrice Du Welz

Fabrice Du Welz (*1972) received an invitation to Cannes for his debut feature Calvaire in 2004. Vinyan, the Belgian's second film, was shown in competition at Venice in 2007. Alleluia was shown this year at Cannes in the section Quinzaine des Réalisateurs.

rated for 0 + years
Via a dating portal, Gloria makes contact with Michel. For her it's love at first sight. But feelings aren't part of Michel's world: he's a gold-digger preying on women wanting to get married. Gloria invests everything in a future life at the side of the man with whom she has fallen in love so deeply she's prepared to give up her own identity. As his fake sister, she joins him as he raids the hearts and houses of single women. With each coup, Gloria's murderous jealousy grows, until finally matter escalate. Alleluja is a noir thriller, as fast-paced and limitless as the love it portrays, and is based on the true story of The Lonely Hearts Killers.
Orig. Title: Alleluia
Filmtype: Fiction Feature
Original language: French
Section: Voilà!
Director: Fabrice Du Welz
Screenplay: Fabrice Du Welz, Vincent Tavier
Cast: Lola Dueñas, Laurent Lucas, Helena Noguerra, Stéphane Bissot, Edith le Merdy
Producer: Vincent Tavier,Clement Miserez,Matthieu Warter
Sprachfassung: OV with English subtitles
Music: Vincent Cahay
Camera: Manu Dacosse
Set Designer: Emmanuel Demeulemeester
Cutter: Anne-Laure Guegan
Format: dcp
German Distributor:
World Sales: SND
Production: Panique; Radar Films; Savage Film; One Eyed
contact: Charlotte Boucon, SND:


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