July 16, 2024

Movies with Luc Dardenne

TORI AND LOKITA

A young boy (Tori) and a teenage girl (Lokita), who have left their home countries of Cameroon and Benin to make a new life in Belgium, navigate a range of challenging experiences. Whether finding jobs on the black market or working to send money back to their families, their friendship provides a … [Read more...]

TWO DAYS, ONE NIGHT

In a blue-collar city in Belgium, Sandra, a working mother, returns to her job after a medical leave only to find that the company has offered her co-workers a bonus if she is laid off; if they refuse, she can keep her job.  Sandra is given a weekend to persuade her colleagues to make a large … [Read more...]

THE KID WITH A BIKE

Wild and unpredictable 11-year-old Cyril has been abandoned by his father and is sent to a state-run home. He latches onto a kind hairdresser, Samantha, who tracks down his lost bike and takes him in, at least on weekends, despite his difficult behavior. With Samantha’s help, Cyril struggles to … [Read more...]