30.09. - 09.10.2021

Adoration France, Belgium 2019 | 98 min | OV with English subtitles | Colour | FF 2019

Fabrice du Welz

FABRICE DU WELZ (*1972) is a Belgian director and screenplay writer whose work lies somewhere between genre film and arthouse. After his slasher film Calvaire and the genre work Alleluia (FILMFEST HAMBURG 2014) Adoration is the last part of his Ardennes trilogy.

rated for 0 + years
Genre-hopping Fabrice du Welz undertakes a fantastic trip into the abyss of the soul. 12-year old Paul lives with his mum in a remote forest in the private psychiatric clinic where she works. He spends his days roaming the woods and observing nature. But his life changes radically when 15-year old Gloria, a new schizophrenia patient, arrives in the clinic. Paul is fascinated by her – and a strong bond between the two develops. Together they break out of the clinic and disappear into the forest on a journey to the heart of madness.

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Original title: Adoration
Film type: Fiction Feature
Original language: French
Section: Voilà!
Language and subtitles: OV with English subtitles
Director: Fabrice du Welz
Screenplay: Fabrice du Welz, Romain Protat, Vincent Tavier
Cast: Thomas Gioria, Fantine Harduin, Benoît Poelvoorde
Producer: Vincent Tavier, Manuel Chiche, Violaine Barbaroux
Director of Photography: Manu Dacosse
Music: Vincent Cahay
Production Design: Manu Demeulemeester
Editor: Anne-Laure Guegan
Sound: 0
Costume design:
Commissioning Editor:
Format: dcp
German Distributor:
World Sales: Memento Films International
Production: Panique!; The Jokers Films
Contact: Gaëlle Palluel, Memento Films International:


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