LE CIEL FLAMAND (FLEMISH HEAVEN)
Filmfest 2017

German Age Rating

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A look at the lives of three generations of women. Monique and her daughter Sylvie run a brothel on the border of West Flanders and France. Eline, Sylvie’s six-year-old daughter, is fascinated by the mysterious workplace of her mother and grandmother, but she is never allowed inside. A dramatic event turns their lives upside down and the family ties are put under pressure.

tags: Work, Family, Women, Sexuality, Feature film

Cast: Sara Vertongen, Wim Willaert, Esra Vandenbussche, Ingrid De Vos, Isabelle Van Hecke

Credits

Screenplay: Peter Monsaert

Director of Photography: David Williamson

Film Editor: Alain Dessauvage

Composer: Frederik Van de Moortel

Production Designer: Philippe Bertin

Costume Design: Valerie Le Roy

Sound: Pedro Van Der Eecken

Producer: Annemie Degryse, Jan De Clercq, Alexander Vandeputte

Production Company: LUNANIME

World Sales: UDI - Urban Distribution Intl

Director: Peter Monsaert

biography

Peter Monsaert was born in 1975 and grew up in Ghent, Belgium, studying liguistics and literature, then art at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts. He started staging theater and video installations. His mid-length film THE INVOLUNTARY POET (2001) combined film and performance art. His debut feature OFFLINE (2012) won several prizes at national and international festivals.