A 15-year-old girl from a Brussels gang must choose between loyalty and love when she falls for a Moroccan boy from a rival gang. "El Arbi and Fallah's film moves forward at an electrifying pace, with furious energy and a gritty realism reminiscent of epic gangster films like 'City of God' and 'Goodfellas'. Ricocheting from moments of extreme tenderness to scenes of extreme violence, 'Black' is a full-on, no-holds-barred experience that will resonate long after you've left the cinema". (TIFF)
Creditsdirector: Adil El Arbi, Bilall Fallah
composer: Hannes De Maeyer
producer: Frank Van Passen, Ivy Vanhaecke & Bert Hamelinck
screenplay: Nele Meirhaeghe based on the book 'Black' by Dirk Bracke
Cinematography: Robrecht Heyvaert
production company: Caviar
More infodialogue: Dutch, French
subtitles: Dutch subt.
Adil El Arbi & Bilall Fallah: Astaghfiro (2010), Broeders (2011), Image (2014), Black (2015).