PLAN BART
2014, Kinepolis Film Distribution, 87 min, Belgium, Dir: Roel Mondelaers

In her mid-30s, Sarah (Wine Dierickx) wants a baby but current boyfriend Alex (Wouter Hendrickx) doesn’t, so she turns to ex-boyfriend Bart (Jeroen Perceval). He needs money to attend the Air Guitar World Championship in Japan, and Sarah is willing to pay if he can get her pregnant, after which they'll never see each other again. But things don’t quite go according to plan in writer-director Mondelaers’ insightful romantic comedy. In Dutch with English subtitles.


NOT MY TYPE
PAS SON GENRE
2014, 111 min, Belgium/France, Dir: Lucas Belvaux

Philosophy professor Clement (Loïc Corbery) misses the Paris nightlife when he is transferred to Arras for a year … until he meets Jennifer (Émilie Dequenne). They soon fall in love, but with their different backgrounds - she’s a hairdresser who’d rather read the tabloids than Proust - can they make it last? This appealing romance will have you rooting for the couple thanks to charming performances from Corbery and Dequenne. In French with English subtitles.


GARDEN STATE
2004, Fox Searchlight, 102 min, USA, Dir: Zach Braff

Zach Braff earned a “Best First Feature” Independent Spirit Award for this wonderfully nuanced dramedy, in which he stars as a TV actor who returns to his hometown after the death of his mother and learns to look at his life in new ways. Co-starring Natalie Portman, Peter Sarsgaard and Ian Holm, and featuring a Grammy-winning soundtrack.


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