Hasta la vista (2011) Geoffrey Enthoven, Charlotte Timmers, Roos Van Vlaenderen, Robrecht Vanden Thoren, Comedy, Drama

Hasta la vista (2011)
Could a special needs roadtrip movie out of Belgium possibly be funny, entertaining, and heartfelt? Yes, yes and yes. If you want to watch ridiculous caricatures of those confined to wheel chairs watch Glee, if you want to watch interesting characters confined to wheel chairs watch Come as You Are. While the story of three homely guys trying to lose their virginity isn’t exactly new or original, the way it’s told here is certainly unique; kind of like a Hangover for the indie set. This is a road comedy that works thanks to three convincing, truthful performances by its leads. Lars (Geofrrey Enthoven, who also directs) suffers from a terminal illness, and wants to have sex before dying. Paraplegic Jozef (Robrecht Vanden Thoren) fantasizes while watching women jog on the beach. Philip (Tom Audenaert) is virtually blind, requiring a magnifying glass and plenty of concentration to read anything. Against their parents’ wishes the three friends decide to visit a Spanish brothel that caters to people “like us.” In an impressive supporting role, Isabelle de Hertogh ends up as their on-the-go caregiver and driver. Fresh out of jail, she’s got a hard-love edge to her, and many of the laughs come mid-way in the film as the four trek across the country side in a van, singing, yelling, and sharing their innermost fears and desires.

Cast Robrecht Vanden Thoren, Gilles De Schrijver, Tom Audenaert, Isabelle de Hertogh

Drie jonge gasten houden van wijn en vrouwen. Het eerste proeven ze met plezier, maar het tweede hebben ze nog nooit mogen smaken. Onder het mom van een wijntour reizen de drie naar Spanje om eindelijk van de grond te gaan. Niets zal hen tegenhouden. Zeker niet het feit dat de eerste blind is, de tweede in een rolstoel zit en de derde volledig verlamd is.

Philip, Lars et Jozef sont trois amis handicapés qui vivent en Belgique. Ils aiment le vin et rêvent de faire l’amour à une femme. Afin d’aller dans un bordel, le El Cielo – qui, croient-ils, accepte les gens comme eux – ils planifient un voyage en France et en Espagne. Mais l’état de santé de Lars se détériore rapidement, et ses parents refusent qu’il quitte la maison. Il devra donc fuguer, avec ses acolytes, afin de rejoindre El Cielo. Pour ce faire, ils engagent Claude, une infirmière obèse et aigrie qui doit les conduire à destination. Mais les imprévus sont nombreux et le voyage s’avère difficile pour les trois hommes…

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DVDrip | MKV H264-1112 | AAC@160 | 720×300 | Audio: Dutch (some French) | Subs: Dutch, French (emb.) English, Spanish, French (srt) | DVD Cover & Sticker + Dossier pdf | 1h49 | 1.0 Gb
Comedy, Drama | Belgique 2011 | Director Geoffrey ENTHOVEN


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