GHOST TROPIC

Bas Devos

Belgium 85 min Catalan premiere Fiction

Synopsis

After a long day at work, fifty eight-year-old Khadija falls asleep on the last, subway train. When she wakes up at the end of the line, she has no choice but to make her way home on foot. On her nocturnal journey she finds herself compelled to ask for and give help to the other inhabitants of the night.

Themes

European CinemaSocial Issues

Director

Bas Devos

(Belgium, 1983) After making four short films, he completed his debut feature film, Violet (2014). The film screened in Berlinale Generation where it won the Grand Prix of the Generation 14plus International Jury. His second feature, Hellhole (2019) premiered in Berlinale Panorama and won the prize for best director in Hong Kong. Ghost Tropic (2019) starring Saadia Bentaïeb is his third film.

Filmography: Ghost Tropic (2019), Hellhole (2019), Violet (2014), We Know (curt, 2009), The Close (curt, 2007), Pillar (curt, 2006), Taurus (curt, 2005)

Bas Devos

Film information

Address: Bas Devos
Script: Bas Devos
Contact: Rediance Films
With: Saadia Bentaïeb, Maaike Neuville, Stefan Gota, Cedric Luvuezo, Willy Thomas, Nora Dari
Country: Belgium
Year: 2019
Format: Digital
Length: 85 min
Language: French
Subtitles: English, Spanish, Catalan
Edition: 2020

Poster

GHOST TROPIC