From Cannes: Belgian Canneseries Contender 'The Twelve' To Have Its World Premiere on April 8th

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Two episodes of the ten-part Belgian series The Twelve, from the writers of the Netflix hit Beau Sejour, will have its world premiere in the official competition at the second edition of CANNESERIES (April 5 - 10 2019).

 

The debut of director Wouter Bouvijn and writers of the Netflix hit 'Beau Séjour' Bert Van Dael and Sanne Nuyens, features renowned Belgian talent such as Maaike Cafmeyer (The Natives), Johan Heldenbergh (Broken Circle Breakdown), Maaike Neuville (The Day), Tom Vermeir (The Team), Charlotte De Bruyne (Flying Home), Lynn Van Royen (Beau Séjour) and Titus De Voogdt (The Missing).

The Twelve is produced by Peter Bouckaert for Eyeworks (Warner Bros group). 


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Twelve ordinary people are called for jury duty for a murder case as traumatizing as it is controversial: the respected headmistress Fri Palmers stands accused of two murders, one of whom is her own child. 

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Gradually, as the trial gains momentum, it is not only Fri’s fate that hangs in the balance, but also the lives of the jury members that are shaken to the core.

Each jury member reacts based on his or her own personal scars and life experience. It is up to them to decide on the guilt or the innocence of this broken woman on trial.


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April 8th Screening & Pink Carpet @ CANNESERIES
3PM – 5PM Screening 'The Twelve' at Auditorium Lumière (Palais)
7PM – 8PM Pink Carpet - photo call with cast & crew

April 9th Interview opportunities @ CANNESERIES
10AM - 12PM at Hotel Martinez.

 Attending talent: 

Wouter Bouvijn: director

Bert Van Dael & Sanne Nuyens: writers

Johan Heldenbergh: actor 

Maaike Cafmeyer: actress

Peter Bouckaert: executive producer


Alejandro González Iñárritu Jury President of the Festival de Cannes 2019


The Twelve is produced by Peter Bouckaert for Eyeworks Film & Drama and Belgian broadcaster Eén (VRT). The project was supported by the VAF / Media Fund from Flemish Minister of Culture Sven Gatz and the Belgian Tax Shelter incentive. International sales are handled by Federation Entertainment. 

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