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Climax films

Belgium

Contact

OLIVIER RAUSIN

CEO/Producer

CAROLINE HOUBEN

Producer

info@climaxfilms.be 

+32 2 705 25 20

www.climaxfilms.be

Company Profile

Climax Films is an established film production company based in Brussels run and founded in 2004 by Olivier Rausin, which has produced more than thirty feature films. Until recently Climax Films’ core business has been the production and coproduction of feature films for theatrical release, however it is currently developing several international TV series. The company works with Belgian and international authors, developing both intimate projects and larger projects for broad audiences. Climax films’ productions have always been chosen out of love and a need for challenge, and turned into movies for a wide audience.

 

OLIVIER RAUSIN

CAROLINE HOUBEN

Company Highlights

 

THE BRAND NEW TESTAMENT 2015

Genre:             Comedy

Director:          Jaco Van Dormael

Screenplay:      Jaco Van Dormael & Thomas Gunzig

Cast:                Pili Groyne, Benoît Poelvoorde, Catherine Deneuve, François Damiens, Yolande Moreau, Serge Larivière

God exists. He lives in Brussels. He is a bastard who is horrible to his wife and daughter. We have heard a lot about his son, but very little about his daughter. His daughter - that is me. I am Ea and I am twelve. To avenge myself, I published everybody’s death date on the Internet.

 

Golden Globe nominee (Foreign Language Best Motion Picture)
4 Magritte Awards (Best Director, Best Script, Best Film, Best Original Score)

Quizaine des réalisateurs selection
César Awards nominee (Best Foreign Film)
IFF (Most Enjoyable Film, Audience Award)
Sitges - Catalonian IFF (Best Actress Award - Pili Groyne

Biografilm Europa Audience Award Norwegian

Austin Fantastic Fest (Best Picture Award)

Haifa IFF (Best International Film Award)

 

MON ANGE 2017

Genre:             Fantasy/Drama

Director:          Harry Cleven  

Screenplay:     Harry Cleven & Thomas Gunzig

Cast:                 Fleur Geffrier, Elina Lowenson

 

Following the mysterious disappearance of her partner, Louise, overwhelmed by sorrow is confined to a mental institution. In great secrecy, she gives birth to a baby boy whom she calls MON ANGE, and who is gifted with an incredible peculiarity: he is invisible. Louise forces MON ANGE to conceal himself from the world which is intolerant of difference. Yet, one day Mon Ange meets Madeleine, a little blind girl with whom he falls madly in love. Thanks to her blindness, MON ANGE can love Madeleine while keeping his own secret. Over the years their love grows, until the day when Madeleine delivers the news that is going to turn their life upside down: she is going to regain her eyesight...

Camerimage (Best cinematographer’s debut Award - Juliette Van Dormael)

Magritte Award (Most Promising Actress - Maya Dory)

 

BLACK 2015

Genre:             Drama

Director:          Adil El Arbi, Bilall Fallah

Screenplay:     Adil El Arbi, Bilall Fallah, based on the book BLACK by Dirck Bracke

Cast:                 Martha Canga Antonio, Aboubakr Bensaïhi, Emmanuel Tahon, Brandon Masudi, Natascha Boyamba, Axel

        Massudi, Jérémie Zagba, Théo Kabeya

 

Mavela is a member of the Black Bronx gang. When she falls madly in love with Marwan, who belongs to a rival gang, she faces a brutal choice between loyalty and love.

FF Montreal : Best Narrative Feature Award

FF Oostende : 3 Ensor awards (Best Actress - Martha Canga Antonio, Best Director, Best Film)

HollyWeb Festival Best Action/Adventure Award
Tallinn Black Nights FF: Best Actress - Martha Canga Antonio
Toronto IFF : Discovery Award - Adil El Arbi & Bilall Fallah

Ghent IFF Best Film Award