Lost Persons Area

Caroline Strubbe
Belgium
France
Germany
Hungary
Netherlands
109 min
2009
Lost Persons Area
Synopsis: 

Bettina and Marcus, a passionate couple, live in a canteen in the middle of a vast field with endless lines of pylons. Marcus, trying to set up his own business, works as a foreman in the maintenance of these power lines. Bettina, bored and longing for a better life, runs the canteen for the workingmen. Their 9-year-old daughter Tessa wanders the industrial area, looking for bits and pieces to occupy her mind, skipping school whenever she can. When Marcus hires a Hungarian engineer, Szabolcs, to become part of his company, their unconventional way of living takes a new turn. But a tragic accident will shatter everyone’s pursuit of happiness.
Lost Persons Area is a story about people lost in the meanders of life.

Screenplay: Caroline Strubbe
Cinematography: Nicolas Karakatsanis
Editing: Frederic Fichefet
Music: Albert Markos
Sound: Frederic Demolder, Julie Brenta, Benoit Biral, Franco Piscopo, Coen Graevendael, Joost Roskam, Joost Vanheerden
Costumes: Catherine Van Bree
Cast: Zoltán Miklós Hajdu (Szabolcs), Kimke Desart (Tessa), Lisbeth Gruwez (Bettina), Sam Louwyck (Marcus)
Production: Artémis ProductionsDe ProductieUj Budapest Filmstudio (HU)
Distribution: A-Film België NVLes AcaciasBest Hollywood (HU)
Co-production: Jan Vrints, Paolo Finotto
World sales: Umedia