The Sundance Film Festival in Salt Lake City is one of the most important independent film festivals in the United States. In the International Film Drama Competition It melts against eleven other films. “Being at Sundance is an amazing gift for the hard work that everyone put into this movie,” says director Ferrl Bates. “To receive such an invitation immediately upon completion of the film and then abroad, this is a dream scenario.”
The film adaptation of the best-selling Lize Spit will also hit our cinemas in the fall of 2023.
It melts It’s not the only Belgian film to be shown at Sundance. also The eight mountains Directed by director-couple Felix van Groningen and Charlotte Vandermeerich, it will premiere in North America in the Spotlight section. This section presents films that have previously been screened in international film festivals. The eight mountains It presented a critically acclaimed clip at Cannes earlier this year and won the Jury Prize.
For director Felix van Groningen, it’s a happy reunion with Sundance. In 2016 he made his movie Belgium You still have a chance to win a prize at the festival. “We are very happy with our movie The eight mountains Back to Sundance. “We very much look forward to bringing the film to American audiences in anticipation of its US release in April 2023.”
The eight mountains It can be seen in Belgian cinemas from next week.
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