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FRAKAS PRODUCTIONS

belgium

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JEAN-YVES ROUBIN

Producer

info@frakas.be

+32 4 231 38 63

www.frakas.be

COMPANY PROFILE

 

Founded in 2007, Frakas Productions is a Belgian production company based in Liège, producing mainly feature films and that is very active in international co-productions.

 

Frakas Productions and its young directors cast a critical and sharp glance at our society through powerful and ambitious subjects. It has produced films such as David Lambert’s Beyond The Walls, All Yours or Delphine Noels’s Post Partum.  International coproductions include films such as Delphine Gleize’s La Permission De Minuit  (2011), Virginie Despentes' Bye Bye Blondie (2012), Katell Quillévéré’s Répaper Les Vivants  (2016), Julia Ducournau’s Raw (2016), Jaume Balaguero’s Muse (2017), Kyoshi Kurosawa’s Daguerrotype (2017), Michaël R. Roskam’s Racer and the Jailbird, Lukas Dhondt’s Girl.

 

Frakas is currently coproducing Lorcan Finnegan‘s Vivarium, Neasa Hardiman’s Sea Fever and Arthur Harari’s 10.000 Nights in the Jungle. Jean-Yves Roubin, its founder, and the manager is also the co-president of UPFF – the Belgian Producers’ Guild (French-speaking part).

Jean-Yves Roubin

Producer

COMPANY HIGHLIGHTS

 

GIRL  2018

Genre:              Drama

Director:          Lukas Dhont

Screenplay:     Lukas Dhont, Angelo Tijssens

Cast:                Victor Polster, Arieh Worthalter

 

Lara is a 15-year-old girl, born in the body of a boy, who dreams of becoming a ballerina. 


71ème Festival de Cannes - Prix Un Certain Regard

 

ALONE AT MY WEDDING  2019

Genre:             Drama

Director:         Marta Bergman

Screenplay:     Marta Bergman, Laurent Brandenbourger, Katell Quillévéré, Boris Lojkine

Cast:                Alina Serban, Tom Vermeir, Marian Samu, Rebecca Anghel, Viorica Rudareasa, Jonas Bloquet 

 

Insolent, spontaneous, funny. Pamela, a young Roma, is different from other girls in her community. A single mother, she lives with her grandmother and her little girl in small hut where the three of them share a bed. How can she reconcile the needs of her two-year old daughter and her dream of freedom? Pamela embarks on a journey into the unknown, breaking away from the traditions that suffocate her. «Lapin, pizza, amour». All she has are three words in French and the hope that marriage will change her and her daughter’s destiny. 

 

Best Film - Cinédays 2018 

 

 

GRAVE/RAW   2016

Genre:              Drama/Horror

Director:          Julia Ducournau 

Screenplay:     Julia Ducournau

Cast:                Garance Marillier, Ella Rumpf, Rabah Naït Oufella, Laurent Lucas, Sophie Breyer, Bouli Lanners

 

An innocent teenager, studying to be a vet, develops a craving for human flesh.

 

69ème Festival de Cannes - Semaine de la Critique - Prix FIPRESCI
Festival du Film Fantastique de Gerardmer - Grand Prix & Prix de la Critique.