• The Broken Circle Breakdown (2013)

The Broken Circle Breakdown

Release Date: November 1st, 2013

DVD Release Date: March 11th, 2014

Not Yet Rated |1 hr 52 min

Plot Summary

The loss of their young daughter threatens to destroy the love and faith of two married musicians (Veerle Baetens, Johan Heldenbergh).

Cast: Veerle Baetens, Johan Heldenbergh, Geert van Rampelberg, Nell Cattrysse, Nils De Caster, Robbie Cleiren, Bert Huysentruyt, Blanka Heirman

Director: Felix van Groeningen

Genres: Music , Drama , Romance

Production Co: Menuet Producties, Topkapi Films

Ratings & Reviews

  • 89
    William GossFilm.com

    A superb tearjerker in between beautiful bluegrass ballads. show more

  • 100
    Sara StewartNew York Post

    This Belgian drama is the real deal, an alternately wrenching and ecstatic viewing experience, adapted from a play by lead actor Johan Heldenbergh. show more

  • 60
    David RooneyThe Hollywood Reporter

    The non-linear structure works extremely well, making the drama a bracing emotional roller coaster of feel-good/feel-bad turns. show more

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Nominated Foreign Language Film