The Dardenne Brothers in Search of the Leading Roles for their Next Film

Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne launch a casting for an upcoming feature film produced by their company Films of the River.

The directors are looking for a boy black (sub-Saharan Africa) between 11 and 13 years old and young lady black (sub-Saharan Africa) between 15 and 17 years old to play the main roles, NK Casting announced on Monday.

Shooting is planned this summer but the theme of the film has not been revealed. Applications (facial and full-length photos, presentation and contact details of a parent) should be sent to the following address: [email protected] No acting experience is required.

In 2019, the Dardenne brothers had won, in Cannes, the Best Director Award for Young Ahmed. The film had also received two awards at the Magritte du cinema 2020 ceremony, namely that of the Best Male Hope (Idir Ben Addi) and that of the best actress in a supporting role (Myriem Akheddiou).

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