Thrill and excitement as Flemish noir Beau Sejour and football drama Brothers United join Lagardère Studios Distribution catalogue
Lagardère Studios Distribution is delighted with the deal just signed with Flemish production company deMENSEN and will handle worldwide distribution (except Flemish Belgium and the Netherlands) of its two TV series currently in delivery:
BEAU SEJOUR – 10x52’ – Thriller
Directed by Nathalie Basteyns & Kaat Beels
Produced by deMENSEN (Marijke Wouters) with the support of the VAF/Media Fund for channel Eén
With Lynn Van Royen, Inge Paulussen, Jan Hammenecker, Kris Cuppens, Johan Van Assche, Katrin Lohmann, and Mieke De Groote
Kato wakes up covered in blood in a room at the hotel Beau Séjour. Horrified, she sets off on the trail of her assassin, but there’s just one problem: she’s dead. She discovers that only a handful of people can see her—but why? A Flemish noir thriller that flirts with the borders of reality, set in a small village until then a peaceful community…
The 1stepisode of Beau Séjour will screen as part of the Drama Series Days in Berlin on Tuesday 16 February at 12:15 p.m. at the l’EFM Cinemobile.
BROTHERS UNITED – 10x52’ – Drama (2nd season (10x52’) in development)
Directed by Gijs Polspoel & Jeroen Dumoulein
Produced by deMENSEN (Marijke Wouters) with the support of the VAF/Media Fund for channel VTM
With Oscar Willems, Joren Seldeslachts, Kris Cuppens, Viv Van Dingenen, Ella Leyers, Lynn Van Royen, Gökhan Girginol, and Sien Eggers
A coming-of-age series centered on the powerful bond between two brothers chasing the same dream: football. In this game—that will elevate one brother at the expense of the other—Dennis and Alan soon learn that success always has a price. With Dennis entering a world of glamour and privilege and Alan left with nothing but a shattered dream, they have no choice but to face their own destinies.
deMENSEN: « We are delighted to have found the perfect partner in Lagardère for the international distribution of our first two fiction series. The experience Lagardère brings to the table is invaluable to kickstart our international ambitions. »
Lagardère Studios Distribution: « We are very proud to start this collaboration with the highly talented producer deMensen on two of the most expected series on the international market for 2016. »