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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 15
Cast
Jelle Florizoone
Eva Van Der Gucht
Mathias Vergels
Nina Marie Kortekaas
Thomas Coumans
Directors
Bavo Defurne
Screenwriters
Bavo Defurne
Yves Verbraeken
Running Time
98 minutes

North Sea Texas
Belgium does Dallas


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North Sea Texas

Plot
Growing up in a Belgium coastal town in the '70s, teenager Pim (Florizoone) spends his days lost in romantic reveries, while his ex-beauty queen mum (van der Gucht) and her awful, bullying boyfriend make his life a misery. First love, though, is just around the corner.


Verdict
Tender and touching, this gay coming-of-ages story is underpinned by a terrific, subtle turn from newcomer Florizoone.


Reviewed by David Parkinson

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