BROTHERS

 

directed by Bram Schouw

 

 

Your brother is the best friend you don't choose.

  

 

 

When Alexander suddenly leaves on a road trip to France, Lukas decides to join him as he's been trailing his charismatic brother for his entire life. But during this journey he discovers that he finally has to go his own way, not knowing this decision would be so all-encompassing.

DRAMA DCP/HD - 2017 - Netherlands - 105min 

 

ORIGINAL TITLE Broers

CAST Jonas Smulders, Niels Gomperts, Christa Théret

ORIGINAL LANGUAGE Durch, English, French

PRODUCED BY Baldr Film

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DIRECTOR

Bram Schouw (The Hague, 1979) graduated with honors from the Utrecht School of the Arts. His graduation film MARRIAGE was the official opening film for Curta Cinema Rio de Janeiro 2005. In 2007 he co-directed the play BACKSPACE for the theatre festival Cinéma et Justice. It was the first of many collaborations with (screen)writer Marcel Roijaards. His second short film IMPASSE had its world premiere at the Tokyo International Film Festival 2008 as part of the feature film Stories On Human Rights. The project was selected for renowned film festivals in New York, Sarajevo and Paris. IMPASSE received a Special Mention at the International Amsterdam Film Festival and won the NFTVM Vers Award for young Dutch filmmakers. After directing the TV film NINA SATANA and episodes

of highly acclaimed television series such as OVERSPEL and VAN GOD LOS, Bram Schouw won a Golden Calf (Dutch Academy Award) at the Netherlands Film Festival with the short film SEVILLA. The film premiered in Clermont-Ferrand, was selected for more than 100 international film festivals, won multiple awards and was announced to be in the worldwide top 10 films by Vimeo in 2014. 

BROERS is his first feature film.