The Misfortunates

The Misfortunates
               Genre: Tragicomedy
  “God created the day and we dragged ourselves through it.” (Dimitri Verhulst: The Beschissene of things)

What is with the Belgian filmmakers going on? For years we had the impression that the Belgian film landscape would be almost exclusively from the Dardenne brothers, pushing for in recent years, young, mostly Flemish directors and produce a spectacular film after another. What this notice is its unsparing and disillusioned view of the marginal areas of the Belgian company to outsiders,

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