Cafard, the film by Jan Bultheel, is invited by the Montreal Festival du Nouveau Cinéma. The animated film will be screened as the North-American premiere in the Panorama section of the festival. Furthermore Cafard is sold to France and the film will be released by Eurozoom in November.
Cafard recently had its world premiere at the Oostende Film Festival. The international premiere will be at the International Film Festival Busan next days.
The film tells the story of Jean Mordant, world wrestling champion of 1914. Back home in Ostend, Belgium, his daughter Mimi is brutally raped by German soldiers. Jean swears to avenge her and enrolls in the prestigious ACM, the first ever armored car division. Little does he know he is embarking on an epic voyage that will drag him around the earth. An incredible journey that will reshape his world forever.