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Jorge León

UNDER CONSTRUCTION

Belgium / 2020 / 12’
World Premiere

Jorge Leon
“February 2020, a man is giving his testimony.
His words are being collected by an inspector,
and unveil the implacable alienation which
has been informing his lived experience since
arriving in Belgium in 2015. The backcloth to this
harrowing experience is Brussels, the capital of
Europe, a city under construction”. Thus does
Jorge León present this short, commissioned
film. Admittedly, he does not claim to reveal
anything in particular about the horrors that
are happening within our borders, which are
presumably under the rule of law. His film,
though, is deliberately fraught with a sobriety of
things suggested rather than displayed, through
a series of shots of a vacant building site, whilst
the narrative of this ghost worker is unfolding off
screen. (Jean-Pierre Rehm)

Technical sheet

Original Version : French.
Subtitles : English.
Script : Jorge León.
Photography : Thomas Schira, Jorge León.
Editing : Marie-Hélène Mora.
Sound : Gianluca Kegelaert Baccaro, Vincent Nouailles, Antoine Citrinot.
Production : PAG-ASA ASBL.
Distribution : François Rapaille (CBA).
Filmography : Mitra, 2018. Before We go, 2014. Vous êtes servis, 2010. Between two chairs, 2007. Vous êtes ici, 2006. De sable et de ciment, 2004.

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Director

Jorge León

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