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After Love (L'économie du couple)

DFI Cinema

Joachim Lafosse / Feature Narrative / Belgium, France / 2015 / 98 min / Colour
In French / English subtitles
Interests: Comedy, Drama
Rated: Mature subject matter which may not be suitable for minors. Parental guidance is strongly advised.Individuals under the age of 15 are not admitted into cinemas.

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After 15 years of living together, Marie and Boris decide to divorce. Marie bought the house in which the couple live with their two daughters, but it is Boris who completely renovated it. Since he cannot afford another place to live, they must continue to live together. When all is said and done, neither of the two is willing to give up.

About the Director

Writer-director Joachim Lafosse was born in 1975 in Uccle, Belgium, and studied at IAD in Louvin-la-Neuve. Among his feature-length films are ‘Folie Privée’ (2004), which took the FIPRESCI Prize at the Bratislava International Film Festival; ‘Ça rend heureux’ (2006), which won the Grand Priz at the Premiers Plans d’Angers festival in 2007; ‘Private Property’ (also 2006), which won a SIGNIS Award at the Venice Film Festival as well as the André Cavens Award for Best Film from the Belgian Film Critics’ Association; ‘Private Lessons’ (2008); ‘Loving Without Reason’ (2012), which competed in the Un Certain Regard section of the Festival de Cannes and was Belgium’s submission to the Academy Awards; and ‘After Love’ (2016), which was also named Best Film by the Belgian Film Critics’ Association and won
the Grand Jury Prize at the Philadelphia Film Festival.


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Sales Company
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