Lost Persons Area
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Lost Persons Area
A man trying to keep himself afloat and marry the woman he loves sees all that's dear to him threatened in this drama. Marcus (Sam Louwyck) works as a maintenance man for a Belgian power company, keeping lines and electrical towers in repair along a thinly populated area with a few low-income neighborhoods scattered across the plains. Marcus has been living with his pretty girlfriend Bettina (Lisbeth Gruwez) for quite some time; she runs a diner, and they have a nine-year-old daughter Tessa (Kimke Desart) who seems to live in a world of her own. Marcus's boss is Hungarian émigré… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"It's the gestures that elevate the film: What Strubbe's handheld and intimate approach lacks in originality it makes up for in specific and spontaneous tactility."
‑ Danny King, Village Voice
"The filmmaker Caroline Strubbe's affection for her characters is evident, even through the often oblique narrative."
‑ Nicolas Rapold, New York Times
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