The Swimmer

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Synopsis

Klara Walldéen and her ex-boyfriend, Mahmoud Shammosh, flee from Brussels to Stockholm while being chased by secret agents of MI6. At the same time, an old SIS agent, Douglas Marlowe, learns that he is Klara’s father and will try to help her.

During the trip, Klara and Douglas will see the question marks from their past answered. They learn that the truth is more multifaceted than it first appears and that it is never too late to set life on a new course.

Genre: Series
Format: 6 x 45′
Language:
English, Dutch & Swedish
Director:
Eshref Reybrouck
Scenario: Julie Mahieu, Kristoffer Malmsten en Max Barron
Production Company: Lunanime, Nordisk Film, Black Spark Productions

Night nurse

NightNurse

Synopsis

Anna Dubois (43) works as a night nurse in a hospital. She is divorced and has a son Lou (8). Due to a severe postnatal depression a few months after his birth, she developed dark thoughts and left her baby on the edge of the highway during a severe psychosis. A forced period in psychiatry followed, the deathblow to her perfect life.

She lost everything: her job, her marriage and the custody of her son, whom she sees only every two weeks (under supervision). Anna still struggles with the raw lonely aftermath. She leads a nocturnal life, alternately seeking solitude and kicks.

Genre: Feature film
Language: 
Dutch
Director:
Peter Monsaert
Scenario: Peter Monsaert, Ruth Becquart
Production Company: Lunanime

Les Poings Serrés

Poings Serres

Synopsis

11-year-old Lucien lives with his mother Cécile, his older brother Mattéo and dog Sheitan in a remote village in the Ardennes. He is withdrawn and avoids people. He only has contact with Lies, his only friend, and her father, who runs a small sawmill in the village.

Lucien never talks about his father, the most hated man in the country. For the past two years, Lucien has done everything in his power to forget him.

Everything changes when Lucien’s grandmother dies and his father is allowed to attend the funeral, handcuffed and protected by the police from popular anger. Lucien is upset when he sees his father like this. Against the advice of those around him, he decides to seek contact with his father again. Even though by doing this he puts everything at risk …

Genre: Feature film
Format: 90′
Language:
French
Director:
Vivian Goffette
Scenario: Vivian Goffette
Production Company: Lunanime, Dragon films

Milano

Milano

Synopsis
Milano is an eleven year old boy who cannot talk but can hear and has to express himself using sign language. He is raised by his father who grew up in an institution and therefore doesn’t really know how to raise a young child. They live in a social housing estate and try to make the best of it by trial and error. When Milano is home by himself, he can go to Renée, a wealthy woman from the neighboring residential area who seems to have everything in order. Then his mother suddenly returns from her long absence, and nothing is the same anymore.

Genre: Feature film, drama
Format: 110′
Language:
Dutch & French
Director:
Christina Vandekerckhove
Scenario: Christina Vandekerckhove
Production Company: Lunanime

Fractures

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Synopsis

After her decision to divorce her husband, emergency doctor Kristin and her teenage daughter move back in with her parents who, away from Reykjavik, live in a rural fishing village in Iceland. Kristin is catapulted out of her comfort zone when she is confronted by her clairvoyant mother who forces her to face the traumas of the past.

Director by Eva Sigurðardottir

Written by Kolbrún Anna Björnsdóttir, Valgerður Þórsdóttir

Cast: Edda Björgvinsdóttir (Johanna), Sara Dögg Ásgeirsdóttir (Kristin)

Produced by Glassriver (IS)                                                                                            

Co-produced by Lunanime, RUV, Askja Films

International sales: Beta Film (DE)

Benelux distribution: Lumière Publishing

Genre: Drama series

     

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State of Happiness II

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Synopsis

STATE OF HAPPINESS is a TV drama series that tells the story of Western prosperity, a changing nation, a Klondike town, and four young people who are thrown into a whirlwind of opportunites. Everything is moving, everything is new, it´s a great, big, at times scary, unknown. How are they all going to deal with it?

The second season of STATE OF HAPPINESS stretches from 1977 to 1980. The era of great disasters. Well 14 at Ekofisk Bravo is blowing out and a massive oil sheet creeps over the ocean, heading for the Klondike fishing bank. ”Environment Politics” is put on the agenda for the first time. ”Safety” is to follow, when in 1980 the hotel platform Aleksander Kielland capsizes and 123 people die, trapped inside. This is also the time when people start to make money, and as we shall see, some more than they can handle.

A story about how people deal with opportunities and change, both on a political and personal level – set in the first years of the oil boom in western Norway.

Directed by Petter Næss
Written byMette M. Bølstad
Produced by Maipo Film (NO) and Lunanime
Cast: Anne Regine Ellingsæter, Bart Edwards, Amund Harboe, Malene Wadel

Format: Drama series 8 x 45 minutes

Season: 2

   

Poster:

L’Inconnu(e)

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Synopsis
When André, a 54-year-old truck driver, catches the homeless teenager Thierry in a burglary, an unusual but deep friendship develops between two wandering souls. Together they go in search of Thierry’s mother, who he has never known.

Director : Peter Monsaert (Offline, Le Ciel Flamand)

Cast: Koen De Bouw (The Man Who Sold His Skin), Noa Tambwe Kabati (Welp), Ruth Becquart (Chaussée D’Amour), Sebastien Dewaele (Undercover), Sofie Decleir (De Dag) en Karlijn Sileghem (Home)

Genre: Drama, feature film
Running time: 100′
Language: Dutch, French

Production Company: Lunanime
Photos: Filip Van Roe (portraits) + Maxime Lahousse (filmstill)

In coproduction with Need Productions

📷: actors Ruth Becquart & Sebastien Dewaele
📷: director Peter Monsaert

📷: actors Koen De Bouw & Noa Tambwe Kabati

Het Hout

Het Hout

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Synopsis
1953, a boys’ boarding school in the mining village Blijderhagen, just before Easter. When one of the boys goes missing, brother Bonaventura starts an investigation. Within the oppressive walls of the Franciscane monastery, he ventures into the abyss.

Based on the book ‘Het Hout’ by Jeroen Brouwers.

Director: Wim Opbrouck

Producer: Annemie Degryse (Lunanime)

Genre: Drama
Running time: 120′
Language: Dutch

Poster:

Grond (Soil)

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Synopsis

Anyone who, as a Muslim, kicks the bucket in Belgium, saddles their next of kin with a delicate dilemma: “Do we bury them here or in the country of origin?” The young Ishmael ‘Smile’ Boulasmoum, who together with his sister inherits his father’s repatriation business, finds a solution: what if we bring soil from Morocco to bury our dead in it? We’re starting a business in soil! Without realizing it, they open Pandora’s ‘coffin’.

Writers: Dries Heyneman, Zouzou Ben Chikha, Wannes Cappelle
Directors: Adil El Arbi, Bilall Fallah, Mathieu Mortelmans

Producer: Jan De Clercq (Lunanime)
Belgian broadcaster: VIER (SBS Belgium)

Genre: dramedy
Running time:
8 x 45′
Language: Dutch, French, Arabic

J’aime la vie

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Writer: Mathias Sercu
Director: 
Mathias Sercu and Eshref Reybrouck
Producer: Lunanime

Synopsis

During their childhood Mira and her brothers were placed in foster care and grew up separately. They live their lives, independently. When  Mira finds out she has cancer she decides to revisit her brothers to mend the family ties so her son won’t be on his own when she is gone.

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Genre:

in development
feature film