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BELGIUM, France | 98 minutes | 2019

A friendless boy meets a new patient at the psychiatric institute where his mother works. Smitten with the girl, he helps her escape from the adult world. The Belgian director completes his Ardennes trilogy, begun in 2004 with Calvaire, which has since ascended to the status of cult film. Like a latter-day Bonnie and Clyde, this frenzied, deeply sensual fugitive story ricochets from pure joy to unpredictable nightmare twists. With Adoration, Du Welz goes deeper into his exploration of uncompromising love, and the perils of abandoning yourself to it.
Q&A with filmmaker Fabrice Du Welz on October 13th and 15th

With the support of Wallonie Bruxelles Images

ERRATUM : the screening of the 15th will be at 8:45 pm

"a brooding, sometimes bloody fairy tale of amour fou" Ion cinema
"Performances and atmosphere impress" The Hollywood Reporter

Locarno Film Festival

Fantastic Fest

Sitges Film Festival


Sunday October 13, 2019

Program #99
Cineplex Odeon Quartier SALLE 10

Tuesday October 15, 2019

Program #161
Cineplex Odeon Quartier SALLE 17

Sunday October 20, 2019

Program #269
Cineplex Odeon Quartier SALLE 10

Fabrice Du Welz

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distribution and credits

  • Screenplay Fabrice Du Welz, Romain Protat, Vincent Tavier
  • Producer Violaine Barbaroux, Manuel Chiche, Vincent Tavier
  • Cast Thomas Gioria, Fantine Harduin, Benoît Poelvoorde

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