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Coureur

Kenneth Mercken

Belgium, Italy | 2018 | first feature film | running time: 96’

festivals & awards

Explore Zone, Film Fest Gent 2018

synopsis

Young Felix’ idols are not the typical childhood heroes. He grows up as an inside spectator at cycling races of a small veterans’ league. A bizarre environment where violence and drugs seem to reign, especially by his father Mathieu. Felix tries to follow in his father’s footsteps and signs up for an Italian semi-pro team. Although he’s close to achieving his goal of becoming a professional rider, Felix discovers that his body is not made for the game…

info

Coureur
country

Belgium, Italy

running time

96’

produced by

Czar Film – Belgium

in co-production with

Climax Films – Belgium
Kino Produzioni – Italy

directed by

Kenneth Mercken

sales

Intramovies

“You keep going. That’s the horrible, beautiful thing about bike racing.”
TFL Programmes

Script&Pitch 2013

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Kenneth Mercken

Scriptwriter, Film Director