The Consul General of Belgium, Ambassador Rudi Veestraeten presents the screening of THE FIFTH SEASON as part of their monthly “GRIT AND WHIMSY: THE BEST OF RECENT BELGIAN CINEMA” series. This film will be screened on Wednesday, June 19th, 2013 at 7:30 pm at the Aero Theatre 1328 Montana Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90403.
THE FIFTH SEASON (La Cinquième Saison)
2012, 93 min, Bo Films. Dir: Peter Brosens and Jessica Woodworth
A mysterious calamity strikes: spring refuses to come. The cycle of nature is capsized. Alice and Thomas, two teenagers living in a Belgian village deep in the Ardennes forest, struggle to make sense of the world that is collapsing around them. A haunting tale from Peter Brosens and Jessica Woodworth, makers of Khadak (2006 Venice Lion of the Future) and Altiplano (2009 Cannes Critics’ Week).
In French and Dutch with English subtitles.
Belgian Film Series screenings in Los Angeles is organized by the Consulate General of Belgium in Los Angeles, in cooperation with Flanders Image and Wallonie Bruxelles Images, with the support of E.L.M.A. (European Languages and Movies in America).