Lucas Belvaux

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Lucas Belvaux
Lucas Belvaux 2013.jpg
Lucas Belvaux in 2013
Born (1961-11-14) 14 November 1961 (age 54)
Namur, Belgium
Occupation Actor, film director, screenwriter
Years active 1980–present

Lucas Belvaux (born 14 November 1961) is a Belgian actor and film director. His directing credits include the Trilogie, consisting of three films with interlocking stories and characters, each of which was filmed in a different genre. The three films are Cavale, a thriller; Un couple épatant, a comedy; and Après la vie, a melodrama. The Trilogie received the André Cavens Award. His film La Raison du plus faible was entered into the 2006 Cannes Film Festival.[1] His film One Night (38 témoins) was nominated for seven Magritte Awards, winning Best Screenplay.

He also appeared as an actor in the film Merry Christmas (2005). He is the brother of Rémy Belvaux and Bruno Belvaux.

Filmography[edit]

As director/writer[edit]

Year Title Box Office Notes
1992 Parfois trop d'amour
1996 Pour rire ! $1.5 million[2] Thessaloniki International Film Festival - Best Screenplay
Nominated - Thessaloniki International Film Festival - Golden Alexander
Nominated - Torino Film Festival - Best Feature Film
2001 Mère de toxico TV Movie
2002 Un couple épatant
Cavale
Après la vie
$5 million[3][4][5] French Syndicate of Cinema Critics - Best Film
Louis Delluc Prize - Best Film
Étoiles d'Or - Best Director
Nominated - César Award for Best Director
Nominated - César Award for Best Writing
Nominated - Joseph Plateau Award for Best Belgian Director
Nominated - Valladolid International Film Festival - Golden Spike
2004 Nature contre nature TV Movie
2006 The Right of the Weakest $1.4 million[6] Nominated - Cannes Film Festival - Palme d'Or
2007 Les prédateurs TV Series (2 Episodes)
2009 Rapt $5.5 million[7] Nominated - César Award for Best Film
Nominated - César Award for Best Director
Nominated - CPH:PIX - Politiken's Audience Award
2012 One Night $3.3 million[8] Magritte Award for Best Screenplay
Nominated - César Award for Best Adaptation
Nominated - Magritte Award for Best Film
Nominated - Magritte Award for Best Director
2014 Not My Type $2.6 million[9] Magritte Award for Best Screenplay
Nominated - César Award for Best Adaptation
Nominated - Lumières Award for Best Film
Nominated - Lumières Award for Best Director
Nominated - Magritte Award for Best Film
Nominated - Magritte Award for Best Director
Nominated - Trophees Francophones du Cinema - Best Feature Film
2017 This Is Our Land

As actor[edit]

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