In the Name of the Son (2012 film)

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In the Name of the Son
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Film poster
Directed by Vincent Lannoo
Written by
Starring
Music by Michelino Bisceglia
Release dates
  • 29 September 2012 (2012-09-29)(Namur)
  • 3 April 2013 (2013-04-03)(Belgium)
Running time
80 minutes
Countries
  • Belgium
  • France
LanguageFrench

In the Name of the Son (French : Au nom du fils) is a 2012 black comedy film directed by Vincent Lannoo, who wrote the film with Albert Charles and Philippe Falardeau. It had its world premiere at the Namur Film Festival on 29 September 2012.

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The film received seven nominations at the 2013 Magritte Awards, including Best Film and Best Director for Lannoo, winning Most Promising Actor for Achille Ridolfi.

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Accolades

Award / Film FestivalCategoryRecipients and nomineesResult
Karlovy Vary International Film Festival [1] Independent Camera Award Vincent Lannoo Nominated
Magritte Award [2] Best Film Nominated
Best Director Vincent LannooNominated
Best Actress Astrid Whettnall Nominated
Best Supporting Actress Dominique BaeyensNominated
Most Promising Actor Achille Ridolfi Won
Best Sound Philippe Charbonnel, Guilhem Donzel, Matthieu MichauxNominated
Best Original Score Michel Bisceglia Nominated
Méliès International Festivals Federation [3] Méliès d'Or Won
Montréal Festival of New Cinema [4] Best FilmNominated
Namur Film Festival [5] Best FilmNominated
BeTV AwardVincent LannooWon
Neuchâtel International Film Festival [6] Best European Fantastic FilmWon
Ramdam Award [7] Film of the YearWon

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