Watch One of the Best Belgian French Comedy Films
Les convoyeurs attendent (English “The Carriers are Waiting”) is one of the best Belgian comedy films in French, detailing the trials of an eccentric father who will go to all lengths to obtain a much-coveted car.
Les convoyeurs attendent Film Synopsis
Roger Closset (Benoît Poelvoorde) is a low-income photojournalist from Charleroi who doesn’t have many prospects for improving his family’s standard of living. When a local competition is announced whereby a family will win a car by breaking a world record, Roger decides to enter his 15-year-old son in the contest and sets about training him to open and close a door 40,000 times in 24 hours.
Genre: Comedy drama
Directed by: Benoît Mariage
Written by: Benoît Mariage, Emmanuelle Bada, and Jean-Luc Seigle
Starring: Benoît Poelvoorde (Roger Closset - the father), Dominique Bayens (Madeleine Closset - the mother), Morgane Simon (Louise - the daughter), Jean-François Devigne (Michel - the son), and Bouli Lanners (the coach)
Length: 94 minutes
Awards: Bronze Horse for Best Film (Benoît Mariage) and an Honorable Mention for Best Actress (Morgane Simon) at the 1999 Stockholm International Film Festival.
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