Bernard Bellefroid

Films in our catalogue

Boat Race (The)

Alex, 15, lives alone with his dad, enduring relentless physical violence, rebelling against everyone. To escape from this daily life, Alex rows on the Meuse river, and has only one obsession: to win the Belgian Singles Championships at any cost. Sergi, his (...)


Bernard Bellefroid began his career as director and screenwriter with the shorts Fiona (2001) and Quand on est mort, on ne respire plus (2002). Then, he directed a number of documentary short and medium length films, among which the multi-award-winning Rwanda, les collines parlent (2006) and Pourquoi on ne peut pas se voir dehors quand il fait beau? (2007). La Régate (The Boat Race) is his first feature film.