Dimitri Verhulst

Problemski Hotel (2015)

Documentary film maker Manu Riche’s fiction debut was shot at the empty BNP Paribas building in Brussels. The film speaks of migration in a surrealist and desolate setting. Serious, funny and tragic at once. The film is based on the homonymous book (2003) by Dimitri Verhulst.
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The Misfortunates (2009)

A working class hero is something to be. Felix Van Groeningen is part of the generation that put Flemish cinema back on the map. His The Misfortunates, based on a novel by Dimitri Verhulst, got selected for several film festivals and was a considerable box office hit. The succes was surpassed by Van Groeningen’s next film, Alabama Monroe (The Broken Circle Breakdown, 2014).
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