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Jaco van Dormael
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Date of Birth: Feb 9, 1957

Country: Belgium

Biography: Jaco Van Dormael is a Belgian film director and screenwriter, known for his complex and critically acclaimed films, which are especially noted for their respectful and sympathetic portrayal of people with mental and physical disabilities.

Total Titles at Criticker: 8 - You've Seen 0

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Titles You Haven't Rated: Writer (7) | Director (6) | Actor (2)
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The Brand New Testament (2015)
Did you know that God is alive and lives in Brussels with his daughter? (imdb)
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Cold Blood (2015)
Fingers dart in a miniature decor, cameras float and dance along, a voice narrates. Film-maker Jaco Van Dormael and choreographer Michèle Anne De Mey make a film before your eyes. A poetic trip full of flair and stunning visual discoveries. (imdb)
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Les vacances du petit Nicolas (2014)
It's the end of the school year. The long awaited holiday time has arrived. Nicolas, his parents and Grandma take the road towards the sea, and settled for some time at the Hotel Beau-Rivage.
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Kiss & Cry (2011)
An experience on several levels. Onstage, two dancers moving their hands. On the screen, a film made in real time, where the tiny sets become the background for a life-size story unfolding before their eyes. (imdb)
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Mr. Nobody (2009)
Nemo Nobody leads an ordinary existence at his wife's side, Elise, and their 3 children until the day when reality skids and he wakes up as an old man in the year 2092.
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The Eighth Day (1996)
Georges has Down syndrome, living at a mental-institution, Harry is a busy businessman, giving lectures for young aspiring salesmen. He is successful in his business life, but his social life is a disaster since his wife left him and took their two children with her. This weekend his children came by train to meet him, but Harry, working as always, forgot to pick them up... (imdb)
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Between Heaven and Earth (1992)
A week before its delivery, a baby warns his pregnant mother he doesn't want to come out in this world and prefers to die instead. (imdb)
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Totò the Hero (1991)
Thomas and Alfred were born around the same time; a fire in the nursery had nurses scrambling to save the newborns. Because he felt that he deserved Alfred's good fortune at being born into a wealthy family, Thomas conceives the idea that he and Alfred were switched at birth, and he can't help seeing that his unhappiness should be Alfred's, from the loss of his sister to his inability to have a relationship with the woman Evelyne... (imdb)
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