THE BRAND NEW TESTAMENT
LE TOUT NOUVEAU TESTAMENT
2015, 113 min, Belgium, France, Luxembourg, Dir: Jaco Van Dormael

According to director Jaco Van Dormael’s (MR. NOBODY, TOTO THE HERO) surreal satire, those hoping to find God should focus their search on an apartment building in Brussels, where the deity (Benoit Poelvoorde) spends his days making human life more difficult. His daughter (Pili Groyne) hopes to put a stop to this and sets off to recruit some new apostles (Catherine Deneuve among them). “A religiously incorrect but irresistibly funny work of the imagination.” - Deborah Young, The Hollywood Reporter. In French with English subtitles.


MR. NOBODY
2009, Belga Films, 141 min, Belgium, Dir: Jaco Van Dormael

118-year-old Nemo (Jared Leto) hazily recounts the story of his life to a reporter. As the old man's memory fades in and out, he recalls a trio of formative points in his younger life: his parents' divorce; his marriage to Elise (Sarah Polley), depressed from a former lost love and determined to have her ashes sprinkled on Mars; and his later marriage to Jean (Linh Dam Pham), with whom he shared a life of cold, bored luxury. With Diane Kruger. Winner of the Biografilm and Golden Osella Awards and nominated for the Golden Lion Award at the 2009 Venice Film Festival.


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