Belgium Movie

Farinelli [DVD](1994) DVD
Sumptuously filmed drama, based on a true story, focuses on the difficult relationship between a renowned castrato singer in 18th-century Europe and his older brother, a mediocre composer. Thanks to efforts by Frederic Handel, their love for the same woman and questions about the singer's past, a bitter rivalry ensues. With Stefano Dionisi, Enrico Lo Verso. 110 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtracks: Italian Dolby Digital Surround, French Dolby Digital Surround; Subtitles: English, French, Spanish; theatrical trailer; biographies. In Italian with English subtitles.

Children Of Love (Les Enfants De L'Amour) [DVD](2002) DVD
This bracing film from Belgium depicts the effects of divorce on each of three young children. Filmed in the style of a documentary, the naturalistic drama follows the children as they prepare to leave their twice-divorced mother (Nathalie Stas) for a weekend with their fathers. Winnie Vigilante, Michael Philpot also star. 87 min. Soundtrack: French; Subtitles: English. In French with English subtitles.

Everybody's Famous! [DVD](2000) DVD
Sly show business satire from Belgium centering on Marva, an overweight wannabe singer who, aided by her factory worker father, dreams of becoming a pop sensation one day. When dad loses his job, Marva's success becomes even more of an obsession, so he kidnaps the country's reigning female singer and uses her to get his daughter heard and seen by the media. Eva Van der Gucht and Josse De Pauw star. 94 min. In Dutch, Flemish and French with English Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtrack: Dutch, Flemish and English Dolby Digital 5.1; Subtitles: English; theatrical trailer.