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Release Date: April 9th, 2010

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 48 min

Plot Summary
A person grows up in a marginal family.

Cast: Kenneth Vanbaeden, Valentijn Dhaenens, Koen De Graeve, Wouter Hendrickx, Johan Heldenbergh, Bert Haelvoet, Gilda De Bal, Natali Broods

Director: Felix van Groeningen

Genres: Drama

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    If Ken Loach and Roberto Benigni went into a bar, drank themselves into a stupor and emerged the next morning with a screenplay, it might look a lot like The Misfortunates. show more

  • While The Misfortunates careens with madcap hilarity through the Strobbe's tumultuous lives, it also resonates with its serious story undercurrent. In essence, it is the story of a boy's struggle to survive, and, in this case, evolve. show more

  • There's whimsy and raunchy humor here, but also an underlying sense of darkness and despair. show more

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