The Broken Circle Breakdown
2012 - Felix van Groeningen


Director: Felix van Groeningen
Producer: Dirk Impens
Writers: Felix van Groeningen, Carl Joos
Category: Features

Title: The Broken Circle Breakdown
Year: 2012
Premiere: 9 Oct 2012
Original language: Dutch
Supported by:

Flanders Audiovisual Fund (VAF), NFF, Eurimages, Kinepolis Film Distribution, Lumière, vtm, Belgacom, btech, Connectimmo, Vanden Avenne Izegem, Kinepolis Multi, Free Record Shop Belgium, G. De Wilde, Game Mania, Tux, Saltoo


Elise is 28 and owns her own tattoo parlour. 36-year-old Didier is a Flemish cowboy who plays the banjo in a bluegrass band. Although in many respects they are as alike as night and day, somehow their characters are a perfect match and the arrival of their baby, Maybelle, makes their happiness complete. Life is good until, one day, fate intervenes… The multi-award-winning film was also Belgium’s 2014 Foreign Oscar contender.


Director Felix van Groeningen
Producer Dirk Impens
Writers Felix van Groeningen , Carl Joos
Photography:Ruben Impens
Music:The Broken Circle Breakdown Band o.l.v. Bjorn Eriksson
Editing:Nico Leunen
Screenplay:Carl Joos, Felix van Groeningen
Flemish producer:Dirk Impens
Cast:Veerle Baetens, Johan Heldenbergh, Nell Cattrysse, Geert Van Rampelberg, Nils de Caster, Robbie Cleiren, Bert Huysentruyt, Jan Bijvoet
Art director:Kurt Rigolle
Sound:Jan Deca
Costume:Ann Lauwerys
Make up:Diana Dreesen

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