This Week’s Recommendation: Broken Circle Breakdown
28 May 2021
Title: Broken Circle Breakdown
111 mins, language:
Directed by Felix van Groeniengen
Broken Circle Breakdown was the 745th film screened by RFS on 1st December 2015, garnering an audience rating of 89%.
The film comprises a powerful love story set in Belgium and told in episodic flashback. He is a bluegrass banjo player and a romantic atheist; she is a tattooist and religious realist. What ensues is a brutally honest romantic melodrama of the highest order, propelled by a soundtrack of foot-stomping bluegrass.
Broken Circle Breakdown was shortlisted for the Best Foreign Language Film of 2014 and won 37 awards worldwide.
Full film notes available in the Twickenham & Richmond Tribune - http://twickenhamtribune.com
The film can be streamed from Amazon Prime and discs are available from Amazon and other retailers.
Presented by Richmond Film Society
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