Mont Blanc

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    Mont Blanc

    Directed by

    Belgium

    2013

    15 min

    • Dutch

    Drama, Short

    Cannes IFF

    When an 80-year old father is declared terminally ill, he asks his son to make a journey together. He wants to see the Mont Blanc for the last time. Soon it becomes clear that the relationship between father and son isn’t ideal. They don’t understand each other. But with the end of his life in sight, the differences get even more obvious.

    Awards

    • Best Actor - Brussels Short FF
    • Cinelab Award for Best Image, UPCB Prize - Brussels FF

    Festivals

    Credits

    Cast
    Wim Willaert
    Jean-Pierre Lauwers
    Screenplay
    Gilles Coulier
    Angelo Tijssens
    Cinematography
    David Williamson
    Editing
    Tom Denoyette
    Music
    Liesa Van der Aa
    Johannes Genard
    Production
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    Gilles  Coulier

    Gilles Coulier

    Belgium

    I’ve always been intrigued by family bonds.

    Gilles Coulier is a Belgian director, producer, scriptwriter and co-founder of De Wereldvrede. Gilles studied Audiovisual Arts at the Sint-Lukas Brussels University of Art and Design. Besides videoclips and publicity he has made three shorts, ICELAND, PAROLES and MONT BLANC. These shorts were selected for numerous film festivals around the world. The films have screened at Cannes Festival, Abu Dhabi Festival, Leeds Film Festival, Hong Kong Film Festival, Rio, Fluxus Film Festival, Brussels Film Festival. In 2014 Coulier finished directing the fiction series 'Bevergem' for CANVAS and is currently working on his first Feature Film, CARGO- both under the wings of De Wereldvrede.

    Selected Filmography