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Born: April 21, 1951 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Belgium Profession: Producer ...
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Director (feature film)

1.
Lorna's Silence (2008)
Lorna, a young Albanian woman living in Belgium, has her sights set on opening a snack bar with her boyfriend, Sokol. In order to do so, she becomes an accomplice in a diabolical plan devised by mobster Fabio. Fabio has set up a false marriage between Lorna and Claudy allowing Lorna to get her Belgi
2.
Chacun son cinema (2007)
A collection of 33 short films made by a group of 35 directors, hailing from 5 continents and 25 different countries. The participants each made their own three-minute film on the theme of the movie theatre, a place sacred to the world's film buffs.
3.
Enfant, L' (2005)
Dispossessed twenty-year old Bruno lives with his eighteen-year-old girlfriend Sonia in Seraing, an eastern Belgian steel town. They live off Sonia's unemployment benefits along with the panhandling and petty thefts committed by Bruno and his gang. Their lives change forever when Sonia gives birth t
4.
Son, The (2002) as Director (Co-Director)
Olivier, a carpentry instructor at a vocational training center for troubled boys, has his world turned upside down with the arrival of Francis, a mysterious 16-year-old. Unbeknownst to Francis, a past tragedy, involving Olivier's son, connects him to his new teacher. When Olivier's ex-wife, Magali,
5.
Rosetta (1999) as Director
An impulsive young woman is willing to do anything to keep a job.
6.
Promise, The (1996) as Co-Director
15-year-old Igor and his father Roger run a hostel for illegal immigrants. Peddling illicit labor in the outlying districts of Liege, Belgium, their lives are ruled by scams, lies and swindling. But when an African worker dies on the job, Igor's childhood innocence comes to an end, and he is forced to decide between keeping a promise he made to the dying man, and the betrayal of his morally bankrupt father.
7.
La Promesse (1996)
A father and son run into troubles while renting apartments to illegal immigrants.
8.
Falsch (1987) as Director

Cast (feature film)

9.
40X15: Forty Years of the Directors' Fortnight (2008)
A history of Cannes Film Festival's "Director's Fortnight" selection.

Cinematography (feature film)

10.
Nous etions tous des noms d'arbres (1983) as Cinematographer

Writer (feature film)

11.
Lorna's Silence (2008)
Lorna, a young Albanian woman living in Belgium, has her sights set on opening a snack bar with her boyfriend, Sokol. In order to do so, she becomes an accomplice in a diabolical plan devised by mobster Fabio. Fabio has set up a false marriage between Lorna and Claudy allowing Lorna to get her Belgi
12.
Enfant, L' (2005)
Dispossessed twenty-year old Bruno lives with his eighteen-year-old girlfriend Sonia in Seraing, an eastern Belgian steel town. They live off Sonia's unemployment benefits along with the panhandling and petty thefts committed by Bruno and his gang. Their lives change forever when Sonia gives birth t
13.
Son, The (2002) as Screenwriter
Olivier, a carpentry instructor at a vocational training center for troubled boys, has his world turned upside down with the arrival of Francis, a mysterious 16-year-old. Unbeknownst to Francis, a past tragedy, involving Olivier's son, connects him to his new teacher. When Olivier's ex-wife, Magali,
14.
Rosetta (1999) as Screenwriter
An impulsive young woman is willing to do anything to keep a job.
15.
La Promesse (1996)
A father and son run into troubles while renting apartments to illegal immigrants.
16.
Promise, The (1996) as Screenwriter
15-year-old Igor and his father Roger run a hostel for illegal immigrants. Peddling illicit labor in the outlying districts of Liege, Belgium, their lives are ruled by scams, lies and swindling. But when an African worker dies on the job, Igor's childhood innocence comes to an end, and he is forced to decide between keeping a promise he made to the dying man, and the betrayal of his morally bankrupt father.
17.
Falsch (1987) as Screenwriter

Producer (feature film)

18.
Beyond the Hills (2012)
Two girls, Alina and Voichita, meet again after several years, during which one of them became a nun and the other moved to Germany. Alina attempts to rekindle their old friendship and regain the affection of Voichita, who now devotes her whole life to faith.
19.
Minister, The (2012)
A behind-the-scenes look at ministerial power. Transport Minister Bertrand Saint-Jean is woken up in the middle of the night by his principal private secretary to alert him that there has been an accident. The statesman soon finds himself swept up in an increasingly complex and hostile world.
20.
Lorna's Silence (2008)
Lorna, a young Albanian woman living in Belgium, has her sights set on opening a snack bar with her boyfriend, Sokol. In order to do so, she becomes an accomplice in a diabolical plan devised by mobster Fabio. Fabio has set up a false marriage between Lorna and Claudy allowing Lorna to get her Belgi
21.
Colonel, The (2006)
About the relationship between a no-nonsense colonel and a young French officer who has just been drafted and sent to Algeria. When sensitive lieutenant Guy Rossi finds himself under the command of Colonel Raoul Duplan, the stage is set for a monumental battle of wills that tests both men. Rossi (le
22.
Rwanda: The Hills Speak (2006)
The Gacaca tribunals are an attempt to bring accountability and reconciliation to bear on the Rwandan genocide. But while the process has brought closure to some, it is far from perfect. One accused murderer has a number of relatives judging his case, while another simply refuses to admit any wrongd
23.
Couperet, Le (2005)
Bruno Davert, an engineer worker in the papermaking industry, is a victim of the relocation of his company. He has been on the dole for almost two years, alternating between moments of self-awareness and depression, and confronting the humiliation of job interviews. One day he has a somewhat drast
24.
Enfant, L' (2005)
Dispossessed twenty-year old Bruno lives with his eighteen-year-old girlfriend Sonia in Seraing, an eastern Belgian steel town. They live off Sonia's unemployment benefits along with the panhandling and petty thefts committed by Bruno and his gang. Their lives change forever when Sonia gives birth t
25.
Assassinated Sun, The (2004)
Based on actual events that occurred in Algeria. Ten years after the 1962 liberation of Algeria, many "pied-noir" (French colonials born in Algeria) stayed on in the country they saw as home. One of the most prominent was Senac, a distinguished poet and radio broadcaster with a large following. The
26.
Le Monde Vivant (2003) as Producer
In this fairy-tale like story, the young, questing Nicholas sets out on a heroic journey with his companions the Lion Knight and his Lion - a lion which looks like a labrador retriever but still has the roar of a lion.
27.
Stormy Weather (2003) as Producer
When Loa returns to her home in a small fishing community in Iceland, her psychiatric doctor, Cora, attempts to bring her back to France for treatment. However, she is met with resistance from her doctor and her husband who do not believe she has any problems. Attempts to smuggle her out of the coun
28.
Son, The (2002) as Producer
Olivier, a carpentry instructor at a vocational training center for troubled boys, has his world turned upside down with the arrival of Francis, a mysterious 16-year-old. Unbeknownst to Francis, a past tragedy, involving Olivier's son, connects him to his new teacher. When Olivier's ex-wife, Magali,
29.
Rosetta (1999) as Producer
An impulsive young woman is willing to do anything to keep a job.

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