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director: Gust Van den Berghe

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Film Fest Gent - Blue Bird

“Blue Bird” is a story about how one day in a child's life can change its world. One morning, Bafiokadié and his sister Téné, two African children, leave their village. The only thing on their mind is to find their lost blue bird before the day is over. But they will find much more along their way: they encounter their deceased grand-parents, they fight the soul of the forest and learn from the Chief of Pleasure. Everyone tells them a story about life and death. At the end of their long journey, the brother and sister enter the Kingdom of the Future and meet some yet-to-be born children. Delighted with this discovery, they eventually return home. For as we lose something we gain something.

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director: Gust Van den Berghe

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Filmography

GUST VAN DEN BERGHE: My Daddy And Me (2006, short), Cut (2006, short), On The Surface (2007, short), cum*SHOT (2007, short), Les Petits Rois (2007, short), Tegenpolen (2008, doc), Little Baby Jesus of Flandr (2010), Blue Bird (2011)

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Other festival films by director Gust Van den Berghe

2014:Lucifer
2010:En Waar De Sterre Bleef Stille Staan
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