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Ghost Tropic
热带离魂
A film by Bas Devos
Year|2019 Duration|85 min Language|French Country|Belgium World Premiere|The Directors’ Fortnight

SYNOPSIS

After a long day at work, 58-year-old Khadija falls asleep on the last subway train. When she wakes up at the end of the line, she has no choice but to make her way home on foot. On her nocturnal journey she finds herself compelled to ask for and give help to the other inhabitants of the night.

DIRECTORS’ BIO

Bas Devos

Bas Devos was born in Zoersel, Belgium in 1983. After making four short films, he completed his debut feature film, Violet (2014). The film screened in Berlinale Generation where it won the Grand Prix of the Generation 14plus International Jury. His second feature, Hellhole (2019) premiered in Berlinale Panorama and won the prize for best director in Hong Kong. Ghost Tropic (2019) starring Saadia Bentaïeb is his third film.

PRODUCTION COMPANY

Quetzalcoatl
10.80 films
Minds Meet

CAST

Saadia Bentaïeb, Maaike Neuville, Stefan Gota
Cedric Luvuezo, Willy Thomas, Nora Dari

KEY CREW

Camera: Grimm Vandekerckhove
Production Design: Quinten, Jonathan Van Essche
Editors: Dieter Diependaele, Bas Devos
Music: Qu Xiaosong
Sound: Boris Debackere
Music: Brecht Ameel

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