#123movies #fmovies #putlocker #gomovies #solarmovie #soap2day Watch Full Movie Online Free – God lives in human form as a cynical writer with his young opinionated daughter in present-day Brussels, Belgium. She concludes that her dad is doing a terrible job and decides to rewrite the world, descending to earth in search of her own 6 messengers to write a brand new testament and change the status quo.
Plot: God lives in Brussels. On Earth though, God is a coward, with pathetical morals and being odious with his family. His daughter, Ea, is bored at home and can’t stand being locked up in a small apartment in ordinary Brussels, until the day she decides to revolt against her dad…
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“He smelled of alcohol, decay, sweat, and urine, like a distillery in which the camel had died.”
God exists. He lives in Brussels with his wife and daughter. God is a self-centered sadistic bully who, out of sheer boredom, created people to torture them. Most of his time he spends creating (Murphy’s) laws by which the world will function, with the sole purpose to annoy, frustrate and harass humanity as much as possible, and the rest of the time he causes wars, accidents, and natural disasters. When his son tried to stop this terror and change the world for the better he ended up crucified. And now his ten-year-old daughter has had enough and she takes matters into her own hands. She runs away, appoints six apostles and writes “The Brand New Testament.”
Ea: How do you choose apostles? Jesus: Pretend like you know, no one will question you.
This surreal and absurdist black-humorous drama deals with eternal questions of the meaning of life, death, and love. Some accuse it of trying to impress by the quasi-philosophical depth, but I disagree with that. I would not say that this film fakes anything in any way. I have the impression that Jaco Van Dormael has come up with a good idea and simply let it grow and take its course, without restrictions and censorship.
The cast is excellent, and particularly prominent are Benoit Poelvoorde, in the role of crazed God, and young and cute Pili Groyne, who carries almost the entire movie, uniting the child’s innocence and naivety with the wisdom and determination of the new messiah. Directing, cinematography and music are simply magical, and although the film has some technical shortcomings, it didn’t bother me at all. I would say that some scenes pay homage to other films. I think I recognized “The Eighth Day”, which also was written and directed by Jaco Van Dormael, then Kubrick’s “The Shining” and Darabont’s “The Shawshank Redemption”, as well as several others for which I am not so sure.
This is the official Belgian submission for the 2016 Academy Awards. Competition must have been really strong when it did not pass. If this and my recommendation are not enough for you to watch it, the fact that it was created by the same man who was responsible for “The Eighth Day” and “Mr. Nobody” should prevail.
Re-editing the god’s creation.
I was looking forward for this since it was from one of my favourite directors who is a very unique storyteller. This is a fantasy and a black comedy from Belgium that was chosen to represent the country in the last Oscars. This is where the critics overtake the film fanatic to like it more. It is a theme that revolves on what would you do if you get a power to write the laws of the nature. A complicated topic, because loopholes are inevitable, but the writer and director did not care much about that and narrated the tale what they just wanted to tell.
The story centres on an arrogant and abusive father who is also the creator the universe, especially the designer of the lives on the earth and this tale takes place in the Belgian capital, Brussels. When his bored and concerned daughter Ea, runs away from home to re-edit his creation as advised by her brother JC, he goes after her to ensure everything stay as he had planned. In an unexpected confrontation between father and daughter, in the end who is going to be victorious is the rest of the narration. Remember, there is a post credit scene, which opens the door for a possible sequel, but I don’t think that’ll happen.
“Giving men knowledge of their own death… Crazy!”
It was a beautiful concept, but I don’t think I liked the entire narration, though some of the parts were very interesting. Since it was a fantasy, logics are not required, but the lack of the basic explanation was the setback if you’re a broad minded. This film is for the simple minds, especially after knowing the theme you should not anticipate a genuine tale with great adventure and stunts, particularly not visual extravaganza. It was kind of a drama-adventure, something like entering the world that created by you and experiencing all by yourself the positives and negatives of it.
Somewhat it was a fun, so definitely not a bad film, but I felt it should have been a lot more than that. Kind of a missed opportunity and falls into a simplicity. All the actors were good, especially the little girl. But I think it’s not suitable for the children on the ground of a film character who is associated with sex related stuff, hence it got a few brief nudes.
The God character was awesome, even though his acts are predictable I enjoyed the comedies delivered by him. The Ea’s undertaking was more a serious and which tries to relate with the Chritianity, especially ‘The Last Supper’ after her decision to help a few selected people down in the earth over billions. All the above it was barely a magical film, so that’s where you’ve to compromise than to expect crazy stuffs out of it. So in my opinion, it was not delightful as it looks nor the best work of this talented director, but a decent 2 hour long film.
Original Language fr
Runtime 1 hr 54 min (114 min)
Rated Not Rated
Genre Comedy, Fantasy
Director Jaco Van Dormael
Writer Thomas Gunzig, Jaco Van Dormael
Actors Pili Groyne, Benoît Poelvoorde, Catherine Deneuve, François Damiens
Country Belgium, France, Luxembourg
Awards Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 14 wins & 24 nominations.
Production Company Orange Studio, Orange Cinéma Séries, Après le Déluge, VOO, RTBF, Climax Films, BeTV, Terra Incognita Films, Juliette Films, BNP Paribas Fortis Film Fund, Caviar Films
Sound Mix Dolby Digital
Aspect Ratio 2.35 : 1
Camera Leitz SUMMILUX-C Lenses, Sony F55, Sony F65
Film Length N/A
Negative Format N/A
Cinematographic Process F65 RAW
Printed Film Format Digital (Digital Cinema Package DCP)