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Director
Lukas Dhont
Country
Belgium, France, Netherlands
Year
2022
Genre
Fiction
Scriptwriters
Lukas Dhont, Angelo Tijssens
Cast
Léa Drucker, Émilie Dequenne, Kevin Janssens, Igor Van Dessel, Marc Weiss, Eden Dambrine
Production
Menuet, Diaphana, Topkapi Films, Versus Production, VTM, RTBF - Radio Télévision Belge Francophone

Storyline

The intense friendship between two thirteen-year old boys Leo and Remi suddenly gets disrupted. Struggling to understand what has happened, Léo approaches Sophie, Rémi's mother. "Close" is a film about friendship and responsibility.

Festivals & Academy awards and others

Festival de Cannes 2022
Competition
Grand Prix
Seville European Film Festival 2022
Official Section
Grand Jury Prize ex aequo
Best Actor Award (Eden Dambrine)

European Film Awards (EFA) 2022
5 Nominations:
- European Film
- European Director (Lukas Dhont)
- European Scriptwriter (Lukas Dhont & Angelo Tijssens)
- European Actor (Eden Dambrine)
- European University Film Award (EUFA)

Releases

Spain (25 of November 2022)