Earlier this week it became known that the Belgian film Une soeur by Delphine Girard, was nominated for an academy award in the kortfilmcategorie of the Live-action short film. The film, starring Veerle Baetens, one of the main characters, is a compelling psychological thriller about a young woman in a call center for a noodhulplijn (Veerle Baetens), who receives a call from another woman (Selma Alaoui) who is being harassed by a man (Guillaume Duhesme). The film was already in the prices at various other film festivals.
“Of course, it makes me very, very happy,” said Veerle Baetens in The world today on Radio 1, “it is for We (Says), that her career starts. We had been in for the last 10, and from 10 to 5. Expect you don’t do it, but you hope to be.” Baetens, who had previously been Oscar-nominated for ” The Broken Circle Breakdown has also teamed up with the Boutique to her own version of The melting, and the story of Lize Spit. Une soeur, close to the #metoo issues, and that may have played a role in the nomination. Apart from the fact that it was a good movie, it’s a very, very important topic.”, according to Veerle Baetens.