Jaco van Dormael

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Jaco van Dormael

Postby Neige » 17 Mar 2017, 11:24

Belgian director, not very prolific (4 films since 1991).

His shtick is multi-layered, mosaic-like comedies tackling the great existential questions.

I consider Toto le Héros, his first feature film, a masterpiece. The second one, The Eight Day, was a bit disappointing, but I've just seen his last one, the Brand New Testament, which is a hoot!

I've yet to see his only English spoken film, Mr. Nobody

Any takers?
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Re: Jaco van Dormael

Postby jimboo » 21 Mar 2017, 18:54

Toto le hero is indeed a masterpiece , would love to see it again. I must see the others mentioned Neige , thanks for the heads up.

Toto is just fucking magnificent !
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