World soundtrack awards
Brak (Fallow)
Archived: Brak (Fallow) - Fallow (2015)

director: Laurent Van Lancker

composer: Patrick Codenys
With: Aurora Marion, Tibo Vandenborre, Sam Louwyck, Willy Thomas, a.o.

duration: 80 minutes
Fort Europe , Belgian Cinema Today , Action, Science Fiction

Official Selection - Global Cinema
Film Fest Gent - Brak (Fallow)

Fortress Europe has collapsed and northern Europeans are forced to migrate. Lucas, a middle-class man, finds himself stranded in a coastal village in search of passage to a better life elsewhere. Through the difficulties and dilemmas he faces, 'Brak' explores how far the end justifies the means. This debut fiction film by documentary filmmaker Laurent Van Lancker mixes contemporary realities with predictions of a possible near future.


director: Laurent Van Lancker
composer: Patrick Codenys
producer: Ellen Meiresonne
screenplay: Laurent Van Lancker based on the book 'De Ontelbaren' by Elvis Peeters
Editor: Simon Arazi
Cinematography: Laurens De Geyter
sound: Arne Winderickx

production company: Polymorfilms VZW

More info

dialogue: Dutch
subtitles: Eng subt.
Country: Belgium
year: 2015


LAURENT VAN LANCKER: Entre deux mers (1994, short), Ymako (1998), Là où vont les nuages (1999), La pierre (2000), Surya (2007), Disorient (2011, short), Brak (2016).

Technical Specs

sound: Optical Stereo Dolby
format: DCP
frame: 1:1,85
FPS: 24

Other festival films by director Laurent Van Lancker

2006:Surya, from eloquence to dawn


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