Did you miss our screening of Pleasure or The Painter and the Thief? Fear not, this November, there are plenty of opportunities to see amazing Nordic movies, with Polarise! And what better than two romantic comedies to fight off the grey skies?
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The Worst Person in the World (Julie en 12 chapitres), at Kinograph, November 17th, 19h, Premiere.
Critically acclaimed, the new film of Norwegian Director Joachim Trier (Thelma; Oslo, August 31st; Louder than Bombs) is a modern love letter to the romcom genre. It won the Palm for best actress at Cannes 2021, for its lead character, Renate Reinsve.
The film chronicles four years in the life of Julie, a young woman who navigates the troubled waters of her love life and struggles to find her career path, leading her to take a realistic look at who she really is.
The screening is the only chance to see the movie with English subtitles in Brussels.
Norway, 2021, 128 minutes
OV: NO – SUB : EN
Tove, at Pink Screens, with Cinema Galeries, November 18th, 19:30
Polarise is joining Pink Screens, the Brussels based queer film festival, to show “Tove”, the story of Tove Janssen, best known as Moomins author. A romantic, crowd pleaser from Finland, which Polarise had already spotted at the occasion of its release on Sooner. And, yes, you can see the amazing Alma Pöysti talk to Polarise about having the lead role in Tove. Oh, and for all the details about Pink Screens and their amazing programme, check out their website!
Finland, 2020- 100′
OV: EN-FI-SV- SUB: FR/ NL