Direction  : Jorge León
Duration : 82'
Coulor - DCP
O.V. french / english
S.V. English / french / dutch
© 2014

 

BEFORE WE GO

Synopsis

Brussels, La Monnaie Opera House. Three people near the end of their lives meet with choreographers, actors and musicians. They take part in a unique experience which involves music, dance and silence. Their journey becomes a tribute to the fragility of the human condition, between reality and representation, tragedy of the body and freedom of the spirit. Together they question their own relationship with death.

With Simone Aughterlony, Walter Hus, Benoît Lachambre, Noël Minéo, Lidia Schoue, Meg Stuart, George Van Dam, Michel Vassart, Alex Verster, Thomas Wodianka.

Produced by DERIVES - coproduced by Present Perfect - RTBF (belgian TV) - Centre de l'audiovisuel in Brussels (CBA) - Pillarbox, a division of New Impact - Les films du Fleuve - with the support of Centre du Cinéma et de l'Audiovisuel de la Fédération Wallonie-Bruxelles and Voo, Tax Shelter of The Federal Government of Belgium, Cinéfinance Tax Shelter, De Munt – La Monnaie, TOPAZ, The City of Brussels.

Release date in France : automn 2015 - Distributor : Films de Force Majeure

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Awards

  • Film sur l'Art award 2014 - ISELP, Bruxelles
  • Award of the best documentary SACD/SCAM 2014 - Société des Auteurs et Compositeurs Dramatiques
  • Groupement National des Cinémas de Recherche award 2014 - FIDMarseille
  • Renaud Victor award 2014 - FIDMarseille
  • Rencontres Cinématographiques de Cerbère-Portbou award - Punto de Vista, Espagne
  • FIPRESCI de la critique internationale award - IndieLisboa

Selections

  • Magritte du Cinéma 2015
  • First Look Festival 2015 - Museum of the Moving Image, New York City
  • DocPoint Festival 2015 - Helsinki, Finland and Tallin, Estonia
  • Dublin Dance Festival 2015
  • Les Etoiles de la Scam
  • Le mois du film documentaire

Data Sheet

  • Director : Jorge León 
  • Cinematography : Rémon Fromon, Jorge León, Thomas Schira
  • Assistant director : Célia Dessardo 
  • Sound : Quentin Jacques
  • Editing : Marie-Hélène Mora
  • Sound editing : Marie-Hélène Mora, Quentin Jacques 
  • Sound mixing : Benoît Biral 
  • Production DERIVES : Julie Freres 
  • Line producer DERIVES : Véronique Marit & Sabine Raskin

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Contacts and Sales

DÉRIVES
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B-4020 Liège
Tél +32-4-342 49 39 
e-mail info@derives.be

RTBF
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B-1044 Bruxelles
Tél +32-2-737 25 33
Fax +32-2-737 43 57
e-mail vente@rtbf.be 

CBA-Centre de l'Audiovisuel à Bruxelles
19F, avenue des Arts
1000 Bruxelles
Tél +32-2-227 22 30
Fax +32-2-227 22 39
e-mail cba@skynet.be