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  • Zurich

    In a desperate attempt to leave the past behind, Nina (Wende Snijders) is wandering along Europe’s motorways. She meets a German lorry driver, Matthias (Sascha Alexander Gersak), and joins him on his journeys. Nina doesn’t reveal much about who she is, though. Slowly it becomes clear that Nina’s drive to …

  • Zagros

    Havin, the young wife of Kurdish shepherd Zagros, is being accused of adultery. She flees with their daughter Rayhan from Kurdistan to Brussels. Zagros is convinced of her innocence, leaves his family and joins his wife in the west to start a new life. Yet, in Brussels, Havin reveals that …

  • Your Mother Should Know

    A stock photographer seeks to find the perfect man for his single mother so that he can continue his world travels.

  • Welcome Home

    Welcome home is an initiatic narrative telling the story of two boys, friends since childhood: Lucas (a 16-year-old high school kid) and Bert (an 18-year-old mechanic’s apprentice), running away from the closed family circle that causes them to fade. Not fully mature yet, Lucas finds in Bert some kind of …

  • We proudly present the poster and trailer of DIRTY GOD

    Poster and trailer scoop: DIRTY GOD, the new film by Sacha Polak! Vicky Knight plays a young single mother, who has to pick up her life again after a tragic accident. The first reactions from both the Dutch and international press are full of praise for the acting debut of …

  • Waiting For August

    Georgiana Halmac turns 15 this winter. She lives with her six brothers and sisters in a social housing condo on the outskirts of Bacau, Romania. Their mother Liliana was forced to leave her family behind to go to Turin, Italy, to earn money. She won’t be back before summer. During …

  • Vincent and the End of the World

    Vincent is a 17-year old ecologist who drives his family crazy with his attempts to reduce their carbon footprint. Vincent‘s giddy French aunt Nikki takes him on a trip to France, convinced that the boy‘s obsession is related to his suffocating mother. But on their road-trip, Vincent proves to be …

  • Valentino

    Valentino (39) is a successful Italian Maserati salesman and engaged to Monique, the daughter of his boss. He is about to be promoted and marry his great love. But Valentino has only one problem; he’s not an Italian! When his father suffers a heart attack, he makes an emotional appeal …

  • Vacature – Office Manager

    Voltijdse OFFICE MANAGER – onbepaalde duur A PRIVATE VIEW (°1994) is een onafhankelijk Belgisch filmproductiehuis dat geleid wordt door producent/zaakvoerder Dries Phlypo en scenarist Jean-Claude van Rijckeghem. Het productiehuis is bekend dankzij AANRIJDING IN MOSCOU (2008) en VINCENT (2016) van Christophe Van Rompaey, ADEM (2010) van Hans Van Nuffel, ZAGROS …

  • The Over the Hill Band

    Upon the death of her husband, Claire (70) decides to reconnect with her estranged son, down and out R&B musician Sid. She asks him to help her restart the old girl group she used to sing in with two of her friends from the old days. The rebel son is …

  • The Day My Father Became a Bush

    Ten-year-old Toda lives in a bakery with her dad, the best pastry chef in town. Toda knows everything there is to know about cakes and pastries and loves it when her dad plays the trumpet. But one day, everything changes: her dad is called away unexpectedly to defend his country. …

  • The Best of Dorien B. wins ANONIMUL AWARD FOR BEST FILM in Romania!

    Anke Blondé’s debut feature “The Best of Dorien B.” has won the ‘Anonimul Award for Best Film’ at the 16th Anonimul International Independent Film Festival in Sfantu Gheorghe, Romania. Actress Kim Snauwaert received the award from festival director Miruna Berescu. “Director Anke Blondé will be very happy with this award. …

  • THE BEST OF DORIEN B. to open Ostend Film Festival + trailer release!

    THE BEST OF DORIEN B., the debut feature of Anke Blondé, will screen on the opening night of the Ostend Film Festival, celebrating its national premiere. The festivals announcement was the perfect moment to release the trailer and the poster of the film!   Director Anke Blondé and actress Lynn …

  • The Best of Dorien B. selected for Beijing International Film Festival

    Anke Blondé’s debut feature, THE BEST OF DORIEN B., has been selected at the Beijing International Film Festival (13 – 20 April 2019). The film will be presented in two sections: the Forward Future section and the Panorama section. Filmmaker Anke Blondé will attend the Chinese premiere of her film. …

  • THE BEST OF DORIEN B. selected for “Europe! Voices of Women in Film”

    Anke Blondé’s feature debut THE BEST OF DORIEN B. has been selected for “Europe! Voices of Women in Film”, a showcase of remarkable films by female European filmmakers during the Sydney Film Festival in Australia (5-16 June).     “Europe! Voices of Women in Film” is an initiative of European …

  • THE BEST OF DORIEN B. screens at European Film Market – Berlinale

    After last week’s successful World Premiere at the International Film Festival of Rotterdam, THE BEST OF DORIEN B. will be screened at the European Film Market – EFM 2019 on the following dates: 🎞 Feb 7 – 18:00 – CineStar 4 🎞 🎞 Feb 9 – 16:45 – CineStar 4 🎞 More …

  • The Best of Dorien B. is out now in The Netherlands!

    After an amazing world premiere at the Rotterdam Film Festival, The Best of Dorien B. is finally out now in The Netherlands! Buy your tickets today at one of the cinemas listed below! Filmhuis Alkmaar De Uitkijk Amsterdam Filmhuis De Gigant Apeldoorn Filmhuis Bussum Verkadefabriek Den Bosch Filmhuis Den Haag …

  • The Best of Dorien B.

    Dorien has everything to be happy: a successful husband, two adorable children and a booming veterinary practice. One day, everything falls apart. She discovers her mother’s long-running love affair, her husband appears to be very close to a colleague and she has this lump in her breast. She needs someone …

  • Taking Chances

    Nine-year-old Kiek is very energetic and adores her father. When her father, a doctor, is traveling to a warzone to help people, Kiek starts to worry. He could get sick, have an accident or run into a bullet. To reduce the chance that something happens to him, she does funny …

  • Studio Hamburg boards sales for MY DAD IS A SAUSAGE

    Kris Dewitte Today, Screen Daily announced that international sales agent Studio Hamburg has boarded Anouk Fortunier’s debut feature MY DAD IS A SAUSAGE. The Belgian/Dutch/German co-production is being presented as a work in progress at Flanders Image’s CONNeXT event in Ghent. Jean-Claude van Rijckeghem wrote the story, about a 12-year-old girl …

  • Strings

    Brussels, 2020. MICHAËL is a young violin teacher. He dreams of becoming a member of a symphonic orchestra. His cold mother Claudia, a renowned violinmaker, has always tried to dissuade him from this call. When Claudia falls mortally ill, Michaël discovers a secret that his mother wanted to take to …

  • Storm Lara

    A radio DJ on the night shift is confronted by a mystery caller with an old score to settle. Storm Lara is a thrilling 4 part mini-series about love, jealousy, lust and guilt written by Daan Gielis and directed by Kadir Ferati Balci. The series is out now on Streamz!

  • Stephen Vandingenen

    Stephen Vandingenen is junior producer at A Private View. In 2021, with Dries Phlypo, he produced the TV mini-series STORM LARA directed by Kadir Ferati Balci. The series was an audience and critical success and was selected for the Berlinale Series Market Selects 2022. In 2013, Stephen obtained a degree …

  • Sputnik

    October 1989 has a disastrous start for ten-year-old FREDERIKE. Her beloved UNCLE MIKE is expelled from the GDR and has to leave the country within 48 hours. Frederike and her friends construct a teleporting machine to beam herself to the West to visit her uncle Mike. After the experiment dramatically …

  • Special mention for THE BEST OF DORIEN B. at Lucca Film Festival

    Actress Kim Snauwaert at Lucca Film Festival The International Jury at this year’s Lucca Film Festival e Europa Cinema, presided by Dutch actor Rutger Hauer, gave a special mention to Anke Blondé’s first feature THE BEST OF DORIEN B., saying the members “were struck by the beauty and the complexity” …

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  • Sea Sparkle

    A North Sea fisherman dies at sea in mysterious circumstances. Determined to prove it was not an accident. His 12-year-old daughter Lena states it was the work of a sea monster.

  • Science Fiction

    Ten-year old Andreas Decker is the new kid in town. He tells his class that he has lived all over the world on account of his parents being top scientific researchers. Yet classmate Vero finds Andreas’s workaholic parents very weird. She suggests to spy on them. So one night, Andreas …

  • Samuel in the Clouds

    Almost every single day, former ski lift operator Samuel walks up to the world’s highest ski resort located next to La Paz in Bolivia. Samuel is hoping for snow, but the glacier melted away. Scientists are measuring the changes in their laboratory on the same peak. While the clouds drift …

  • Rusty

    RUSTY is a puppy dog who discovers the world the same way a child does, which makes him recognizable, sweet and touching. Rusty loves to go on adventures and can be naughty at times. He goes to school for the first time, celebrates his birthday, has a loose tooth, stays …

  • Rosa Duvekot

    Rosa obtained a master degree in Film studies at the University of Antwerp. She worked as researcher and line producer in the Netherlands for documentaries such as WE MARGIELA and ’NOW SOMETHING IS SLOWLY CHANGING’. In 2019-2020 she joined the European program Atelier Ludwigsburg-Paris to extend her knowledge of producing …

  • Reruns

    Everything’s different but nothing has changed… A trip through a sunken maze of memories and dreams.

  • Quiz Me Quick

    The story of a young man who starts his own quiz team, each member having their own tragic issues, in order to win a big competition.

  • Principal photography on MY DAD IS A SAUSAGE has started.

    Savannah Vandendriessche and Johan Heldenbergh. ©Kris Dewitte Principal photography on ‘My Dad is a Sausage’, Anouk Fortunier’s (‘Drôle D’Oiseau’) long-awaited feature film debut, has started on Monday 5 August. The story takes place almost entirely in Ghent and follows Zoë, a young teenager who supports her father’s sudden and inexplicable …

  • Oxygen

    Tom (Stef Aerts) and his brother Lucas (Maarten Mertens) are young men who suffer from cystic fybrosis, a genetic disease that slowly destroys their lungs. Tom is struggling to cope with his short life expectancy and hangs around with a gang of hoodlums. In the hospital, he meets Xavier (Wouter …

  • Ollie’s Palace of Draperies

    Eight-year-old Ollie Hartmoed has an unusual family. When his favourite great-grandfather Opapa turns 100 years old, he has one last and almost impossible wish: ‘The entire family together at the table and a white Christmas.’ Ollie must find a way to make this wish come true and save their family …

  • Oink selected for Generation Kplus 2022 at Berlinale

    The Berlinale committee has just announced that the Belgian-Dutch animated film Oink (Knor) has been selected for the Generation Kplus 2022 side programme at the Berlin International Film Festival (10 Feb. ’22 – 20 Feb. ’22). This ingenious stop-motion film is a co-production between the Belgian production house A Private …

  • Oink

    When 9-year-old Babs receives a pig named Oink as a present from her grandfather Tuitjes, she has a hard time convincing her parents that she can keep it. But her parents are not the biggest threat to Oink. Grandfather is taking part in a sausage competition organized by The Society …

  • Nocturne

    Two producers, an investor, a deadline, one night, a woman, a gun and a hopelessly romantic boy. While wandering through the night, director Alex searches for the essence of his film. He seems to have lost his inspiration, on top of that he finds his girlfriend walking out on him. …

  • Na Wewe

    There is civil war in Burundi, a small country of Central Africa directly bordering Rwanda. A near genocidal confrontation opposes rebels mainly composed of ethnic Hutus and a national army with a majority of Tutsis.

  • My Giraffe

    Patterson Pepps has a best friend: Raf, a giraffe. Raf and Patterson grow up together as Patterson lives next to the zoo and they are born on the exact same day. When they reach the age that they have to go to school for the first time, they are very …

  • My Dad is a Sausage

    ZOË (12) is best buddies with her father. When Dad, suddenly and inexplicably, decides to become an actor, the rest of the family thinks he’s having a burnout. Zoë is the only one who believes her dad is an amazing actor waiting to be discovered…

  • Moscow, Belgium

    Matty (41), mother of three, bumps her car into a truck on the parking lot of a supermarket. Johnny (29) climbs down from the cabin. He is infuriated by the dent in his front bumper and yells at Matty. Although impressed by the accident, Matty fights back with sharp words. …

  • Monk

    The family of hypochondriac Monk (13) is about to collapse but the family members nevertheless travel to Spain together to say goodbye to a dying relative. Underway each of them tries to survive both the trip and his or her personal crisis. As they go along they find out that …

  • Mister Paper Goes Out For a Walk

    It’s a beautiful day. Mister Paper goes out for a walk. He finds a few old newspapers, takes out his scissors and starts cutting what he needs for the stroll: a hat against the sun and a dog against his loneliness. This is going to be a lovely day!

  • Milo

    Milo, an isolated 10-year-old boy with ‘sensitive skin’, lives a life rigidly controlled by his father. Sparked by his first friendship, he runs away from home to attend the school camping trip – but never arrives. He falls into the hands of an ageing criminal couple, with whom he enjoys …

  • Marry Me!

    Young gym teacher JURGEN is marrying his attractive colleague SIBEL. But their families aren’t all that enthusiastic about the wedding. Jurgen’s mother MARIE-JEANNE is skeptical about her son’s all too brief whirlwind affair while Sibel’s brother KEMAL is aghast at his parents’ permission for the match. And Jurgen and Sibel …

  • Love Revisited

    At the funeral of their forty-year old son, two divorced sixty-year olds meet again after many years. In the following months their old love resurfaces and they decide to life together again. The consequences of this impossible love are often radical and absurd for the entire family.

  • Long Weekend

    Two ex-factory workers hijack their former manager in his own luxurious villa in an effort to force him to pay damages to all the workers who were duped by his bankruptcy. When the manager’s mistress shows up and she proves to be the daughter of one of the hijackers, things …

  • Lena

    Lena is a lonely, plump and harmless girl. To her surprise she gets a relationship with the popular but unreliable Daan. Lena moves in with him and his strange father. He is willing to do a lot for her love. More than a lot…

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  • La Tierra Roja

    Pierre is one of the plantation manager pouring chemicals into the poor region of Misiones. In love with a young militant he will try to step back. But with the social war going on, you can’t switch sides so easily.

  • Jean-Claude van Rijckeghem

    Jean-Claude van Rijckeghem (°1963) is a Belgian writer and producer. He has a master’s degree in languages. He wrote or co-wrote screenplays for thirteen features in Flanders and the Netherlands including Cannes Critics’ Week screenplay award winner MOSCOW, BELGIUM (2008), EFA Discovery Award winner OXYGEN (2010), EFA best European comedy …

  • In Your Name

    IN YOUR NAME tells a love story of a perfectly happy couple. When they expect their firstborn, it feels like their life will soon be complete. But the child dies shortly after birth, leaving the dream they lived shattered.

  • In the Heart

    Masha (37) is in an overwhelming relationship with Luuk, father of two and divorced. Nothing seems to stand in their way until Luuk turns incurably ill. All relationships will be re-evaluated.

  • Home

    A Private View A Private View is a Ghent (Belgium) based, independent production company that develops, produces and co-produces feature films, drama series and animated series. We focus on strong story content and contemporary themes, giving a private view on the world – discrete but inspiring glimpses of recognizable yet surprising …

  • Grietje Lammertyn

    Grietje Lammertyn is senior production manager and in charge of budget and administration. In 1994 Grietje obtained a degree in Film and Television at the European Film College in Denmark, ever since she has been working in film. She has extended experience as Line Producer on films such as FATHER …

  • FlGHT GIRL wins the EFA Young Audience Award

    Children (aged 12 to 14) of 55 European cities from 34 countries have chosen the Dutch-Belgian production FIGHT GIRL by Johan Timmers as this year’s laureate of the EFA Young Audience Award, the best European youth film. The main role of the youthful Bo is played by Aiko Beemsterboer. Flemish actress …

  • FIGHT GIRL grabs 2 prizes at JEF Festival

    At the youth film festival JEF, organized in 6 cities in Flanders (BE) during the spring holidays, FIGHT GIRL by Johan Timmers received two awards: the children’s jury prize and the audience award.   Ineke Kanters (The Film Kitchen) and Dries Phlypo (Belgian co-producer A Private View) received the sculptures …

  • Fight Girl

    Bo (12) is a kickboxing talent and wants to be the new Dutch champion. The divorce of her parents disturbs her plans. As Bo moves with her mother and brother to a suburb she discovers new things in herself and in life.

  • Fenix

    Behind the coziness of life in Brabant is a dark world of well organized drug crime. Jara and Rens realize that upon their return to their birth province after a long time. She wants to clear the name of her father, he wants to distance himself from his criminal family, …

  • Erik in the Land of Insects

    Erik is a Dutch ten year-old schoolboy who is studying insects at school, and gets shown and explained a bit about them by his kind and knowledgeable nature-loving grandfather. The grandfather also has a book on insects, which allows Erik to become a miniature man among giant-looking, talking insects, who …

  • Electric Girl

    Slam poet Mia (23) gets the chance to dub an anime heroine. Ever more along the way strange parallels occur between her and the courageous cartoon heroine. Mia suddenly has extraordinary powers and can perform superhuman acts. She becomes certain that even in the real world hostile powers are planning …

  • Eep!

    Iep! is about bird, who looks like a girl but has wings instead of arms. Bird watcher Warre finds her under brushwood and takes her home. Warre and his wife Tine decide to keep Viegeltje and to raise her like an ordinary girl. But Viegeltje isn’t an ordinary girl and …

  • DUST selected to participate in TorinoScriptLab

    Our project DUST by GIRL co-screenwriter Angelo Tijssens is selected to participate in the 2019 edition of ScriptLab, an initiative focused on the development of fiction feature film scripts in early development stage by TorinoFilmLab.   Tijssens’ feature project DUST tracks the last fateful weekend before the financial collapse of …

  • Dust

    When two successful businessmen from West-Flanders, who are at the peak of their professional and public careers, learn that national and international media outlets are about to reveal their fraudulent business structures to the public. There only remains one rainy Sunday to come clean with themselves and each other. Along …

  • Dunya en Desie

    Heartwarming drama about the friendship between two best friends. Moroccan Dunya and Dutch Desie both leave Amsterdam for different reasons, but end up together in an exciting road trip through Morocco.

  • Dries Phlypo

    Dries Phlypo (° 1977) is producer and managing director of A Private View. In 2004 he joined the company as a line producer on MOSCOW, BELGIUM (2008), A PERFECT MATCH (2007) and LONG WEEKEND (2005). Subsequently, together with screenwriter/producer Jean-Claude van Rijckeghem, he produced six features, including ZAGROS by Sahim …

  • DIRTY GOD selected for Sundance Competition 2019

    DIRTY GOD, the latest feature by Dutch writer/director Sacha Polak, will celebrate its international premiere at the Sundance Film Festival. It is the first time a feature film from the Netherlands is selected for the prestigious World Cinema Dramatic Competition. DIRTY GOD is Sacha Polak’s third feature, after the critically acclaimed and …

  • Dirty God

    Dirty God is a film about a young mother from London. She must pick up the pieces after an acid attack leaves her with severe facial burns. Prior to the attack, with limited education and opportunities, Jade’s main currency was her looks. Her face has been reconstructed, but her beauty is …

  • De Bal

    11 year old Sophia has no real friends and gets bullied on school. One day, she meets a gypsy who lends her a leather ball, for five days only. The ball seems to be alive and changes Sophia’s life.

  • Couple in a Hole

    A middle class British couple ends up living like feral creatures in a camouflaged hole in the middle of a vast forest somewhere in France.

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  • Cobain

    Cobain comes from a broken home, but he is not a broken soul yet. He cares deeply for the person who gave him that funny name: his mother Mia. Living on the streets, Mia just can’t get a grip on her life, even now that she is heavily pregnant with …

  • Casting call MY DAD IS A SAUSAGE

    The shoot of our new family feature MY DAD IS A SAUSAGE is getting closer. We are looking for children to play the parts of ZOË (11), KAS (15) and FIEN (17).   Have you always wanted to play in a movie? Do you think that acting can be something for …

  • Caroline Van Pamel

    Caroline Van Pamel is our accountant. She has worked with A Private View since 2010 on all major productions and co-productions.

  • Brasserie Valentine

    Valentine. Everyone is ready for an amazing evening in Amsterdam’s greatest restaurant. Walter has a blind date, Roos has something to tell Paul, Mia has been waiting for hours for Marcus to arrive, and hostess Valentijn gets a surprise visit from her childhood love.

  • Brasserie Romantique

    Valentine’s night. A brasserie in town. The place’s hostess, PASCALINE, treats her clients to a wonderful “menu d’amour”. She is surprised to receive FRANK, the man who abandoned her twenty years ago. He wants to reclaim her heart. Yet, unlike her clients, Pascaline is not in the mood for love. …

  • Boy 7

    When Sam regains consciousness in the middle of a crowded subway, he doesn’t know how he got there, where he came from nor his own name. He frantically searches for his identity, using the contents of his backpack. Slowly but surely he realizes his life is in great danger.

  • Bonkers

    Bonnie, a nine-year-old single child, is part of a family of three living in the Netherlands, who have a love for elephants. Because of her bipolar mother and the death of her grandmother, Bonnie is the most responsible family member. Struggling with this task, she tries to convince her mother …

  • Blood, Sweat & Tears

    The turbulent life story of the most famous folk singer the Netherlands has ever known: André Hazes. An artist who loved the blues and who lived the blues. As an 8-year-old rascal with an abusive and alcoholic father, he is discovered singing in the streets of Amsterdam in the ’60’s. …

  • Bad Hunter

    Bahoz is 19 years old and lives surrounded by nature and beautiful landscapes. Every day, he goes to the mountains to hunt although he catches very little. But today will be the day that will change his life forever.

  • Amigos

    After 15 years in prison, Rik longs for the day he’ll walk out of jail and into a new life, out of crime and into legality. He couldn’t have endured all those years without a dream, however, and his was to open his own restaurant with a few other former …

  • All the Pretty Little Horses

    A married couple moves to a seaside provincial town for a fresh start. But starting anew is not easy. Confronted with their hard new reality they seek refuge at and end up settling in someone else’s’ villa. When the real owner finally returns things take an unexpected turn. Now, their …

  • About us

    A Private View (° 1994) is an independent Belgian film production company run by producer Dries Phlypo and writer/producer Jean-Claude van Rijckeghem. A Private View produced a series of films that had a domestic cinema success. The company is known internationally thanks to MOSCOW, BELGIUM (2008) by Christophe Van Rompaey …

  • A Perfect Match

    On the day he retires, 60 year old principal and widower LEOPOLD VOSSIUS (Jan Decleir) receives news from his housekeeper Ada; she’s going to return to her homeland. Leopold’s neighbor JULIEN (Wim Opbrouck), who eagerly wants to give his unwanted help, convinces Leopold to find a wife using the website …

  • “Storm Lara” selected for Berlinale Series Market Selects!

    We are very proud to announce that “Storm Lara” has been selected for the Berlinale Series Market Selects! The label is a handpicked selection of series that highlight outstanding content with a strong market potential. Potential buyers from around the world can now acces online screenings via the EFM Screening …