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Brand New Testament 2015 15

113 mins Belgium Director. Jaco van Dormael

What if God were Belgian and a cantankerous, vindictive slob (Benoît Poelvoorde) who runs the whole show from a dilapidated apartment in Brussels? And what if He had a young daughter who one day decided that enough was enough, and set out to write her own gospel, with the help of six of her own disciples? The revolt of young Ea begins with her leaking to everyone on earth the exact time of their death.

Belgian comic visionary Jaco Van Dormael delivers his most flamboyant work since Toto the Hero – a scabrously provocative, philosophically astute parable spiked with satirical invention and visual flamboyance. The disciples include François Damiens as a natural born killer and Catherine Deneuve as a woman who finds true happiness in the arms of a gorilla. Theology was never this much fun.

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Directed by

Jaco van Dormael

Featuring

Catherine Deneuve

Benoît Poelvoorde

Pili Groyne

Genres

Comedy

Collection

Discoveries Cannes Film Festival

Certificate

15 strong language, sex, sex references, nudity

Released

2015

Country

Belgium

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