Le tout nouveau testament

Belgium, France, Luxembourg


God exists!
He lives in Brussels.

He’s a real bastard, odious with his wife and daughter.
We know a lot about his son, but very little about his daughter.
Her name is Ea and she’s ten years old.
One day, she revolts against her father, hacks his computer and leaks to the entire world their inevitable date of death by SMS…

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After studying film at the INSAS (Brussels) and the National Film School Louis Lumière (Paris), Jaco Van Dormael started his career as a director of children’s theatre plays. He then began directing short films in the early 1980s, several times awarded in festivals. His first feature film, TOTO THE HERO (1991) received the Camera d’Or at Cannes and an EFA, then called Felix, for Best Young Film, Actor, Screenwriter and Cinematographer. In parallel, Jaco Van Dormael is also a theatre and opera director.

INTERVIEW wioth Jaco van Dormael

Cast & Crew

Directed by: Jaco van Dormael

Written by: Jaco van Dormael, Thomas Gunzig

Produced by: Olivier Rausin, Daniel Marquet, Jaco van Dormael

Cinematography: Christophe Beaucarne

Editing: Hervé de Luze

Production Design: Sylvie Olivé

Costume Design: Caroline Koener

Sound Design: Michel Schillings, Dominique Warnier, François Dumont

Cast: Benoît Poelvoorde (God), Catherine Deneuve (Martine), François Damiens (François), Yolande Moreau (God's wife), Pili Groyne (God's daughter)

Nominations and Awards

  • European Production Designer 2015
  • People's Choice Award 2016
  • European Comedy 2015
  • Feature Film Selection 2015