The shooting of the film The Barefoot Emperor of the Flemish director duo Jessica Woodworth and Peter Brosens begin on 15 september in Croatia. This reports the Dutch co-producer Topkapi Films. The Belgian film of the Dutch film fund is a realiseringsbijdrage of 200,000 euros.
Jessica Woodworth and Peter Brosens
The Barefoot Emperor is the sequel to the award-winning King of the Belgians, this film was last year at the international film festival IFFR in Rotterdam and won the prize of the Circle of Dutch Filmjournalisten. In The Barefoot Emperor is to see how the fictional last king of Belgium, the first emperor of a nationalist Europe.
Actor Peter Van den Begin play again the king. Next to him, his also Titus De Voogdt, Lucie Debay, Bruno Georis and Pieter van der Houwen of the party. Jan Decleir plays in the parody, the role of Willy Brandt.
Jessica Woodworth says: “The film may be the second chapter of an adventure with the same characters, The Barefoot Emperor is a film with its own style and identity.”
It is not yet known when The Barefoot Emperor in the Dutch cinemas is running.
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