Ruben Impens won the Best Cinematography award for Café Derby directed by Lenny Van Wesemael at the Vancouver International Women in Film Festival. The film also won awards for Best Feature, Best Editing and Best Direction.
Synopsis : 1985. Georges is a born market vendor. As a driven salesman he sells anything, anytime, to anyone. When he hears that the Pope is coming to Belgium, he smells his chance. In addition to the grounds, where tens of thousands of believers will attend an open-air mass, Cafe Derby is for rent. Georges is sure to earn a small fortune. But his wife and five children are not convinced. It would be another move in too short a time. But as George puts his mind to something… Café Derby tells the tragicomic story of a cheerful but slightly dysfunctional family, inspired by true events. Café Derby is the first feature film by Lenny Van Wesemael, a production of Menuet.
Principal cast : Chloë Daxhelet, Wim Opbrouck, Monic Hendrickx, Zinya Van Reeth, Charlotte De Wulf
Running time : 98′
Production Companies : Menuet bvba
Languages : Ducth.
Release Date : 16/09/2015