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RELEASES Belgium

Seven European releases

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Launched on 16 screens by Les Films de l’Elysée, Gilles Legrand’s La jeune fille et les loups [+see also:
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(“The Young Girl and the Wolves”) is this week’s major European release.

Stefano Acorsi - who appears alongside Laetitia Casta in Legrand’s film – can also be seen in Emmanuel Mouret’s fifth feature Shall We Kiss? [+see also:
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, which screened in Venice Days at last year’s Venice Film Festival and is released by ABC on 9 screens.

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In official competition at Cannes last year (see news), Promise Me This [+see also:
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, the latest film by Emir Kusturica, is being released by Cinéart.

Presented in the Un Certain Regard section at Cannes, Flight of the Red Balloon [+see also:
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(see news) by Taiwanese director Hou Hsiao-Hsien is being released by BFD on three screens, as is Fear(s) of the Dark [+see also:
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, the collective animated film by eight directors (a majority French production co-produced by Belgian company La Parti Productions).

Danish production The Lost Treasure of the Knights Templar 2 [+see also:
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by Giacomo Campeotto and Dutch teenage movie Alibi [+see also:
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by Johan Nijenhuis are both being released in Flanders by the distributor Jekino.

Also included in official competition at Cannes last year, Andreï Zviagintsev’s Russian title The Banishment, executive produced by Brussels-based production company Helicotronc, is being released on five screens by IFD.

A total of seven European titles, a Russian film and two Asian films are being released across 47 screens this week while two US productions (Marc Forster’s The Kite Runner and Tim Burton’s Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street) share 54 screens between them.

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(Translated from French)

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