Adil El Arbi and Bilall Fallah for Four new tv series “Ground” to direct the first tv project of Wannes Capelle, Dries Heyneman and Zouzou Ben Chikha since “Bevergem”. That message the weekly magazine Knack.
“Ground” tells the tragicomic story of two young Belgians of Moroccan origin, who was the funeral company of their father, want to modernise. In place of Belgian muslims after their death to their country of origin to transport them there, according to the moslimtradities to be buried, they decide to sacred ground to import. So they can be here, with their families, to be buried. A simple, but ingenious idea, for which they unfortunately no funding. To a rogue investor needful, that there are fringe benefits in see.
Producer Lumière can count on financial support from Norway, France and Germany, and there could also be interest from Netflix. The Flemish Audiovisual Fund gives 75.000 euro scenariosteun to the series, which at the earliest in 2020 antenna.