Ben X
2007 - Nic Balthazar

Info

Director: Nic Balthazar
Producers: Erwin Provoost, Peter Bouckaert
Writer: Nic Balthazar
Category: Features

Title: Ben X
Year: 2007
Premiere: 26 Sep 2007
Original language: Dutch
Supported by: the Flanders Audiovisual Fund (VAF), Dutch Film Fund, Media Plus, KFD, Bridge Entertainment Group, Telenet

Synopsis

Ben is mildly autistic and a sitting duck for the school bullies. Inspired by a mystery girl on the web and fuelled by his signature video game, he takes his own unique revenge.

Awards

2010: Official Best of Fest Award - Best of Fest (US)

2009: Winner International Cinema Section - Medcine/Festival de Cinema Médico de Cascais (PT)

2008: Public Prize, Prix du Conseil Général - Festival Espoirs Mulhouse (FR); Fipresci Prize of the International Filmcritics - Istanbul International Film Festival (TR); Heineken Red Star Award - Palm Springs International Film Festival (US); Director's and Audience' Choice Awards for Best Foreign Film - Sedona Film Festival (US); Public Prize, Prix du Conseil Général - Wisconsin Film Festival (US)

2007: Black Pearl Grand Jury Prize for Best Feature Film - Middle East International Film Festival (AE); Grand Prix Las Americas, Public Prize, Ecumenical Jury Prize - Montreal World Film Festival (CA)

Credits

Director Nic Balthazar
Producers Erwin Provoost , Peter Bouckaert
Writer Nic Balthazar
Photography:Praga Khan
Music:Maurice Engelen - Praga Khan
Editing:Philippe Ravoet
Screenplay:Nic Balthazar
Flemish producer:Peter Bouckaert & Erwin Provoost
Cast:Greg Timmermans, Laura Verlinden, Marijke Pinoy, Pol Goossen, Titus De Voogdt, Maarten Claeyssens

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