Matthias Schoenaerts

Matthias Schoenaerts is a Belgian actor, film producer, and graffiti artist of Flemish origin. He made his film debut at the age of 13 in Daens, which was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film. Wikipedia

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Any Way the Wind Blows (2003)

Antwerp, at the beginning of June. On a sunny Friday, eight people dream of having a different life. There's wind and music, police and paranoia, gossip and fighting. There's an old virus, an astrayed frisbee, a dead horse, and a mysterious person called Windman. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tom Barman
CAST:  Frank Vercruyssen  •  Diane De Belder  •  Eric Kloeck  •  Natali Broods

Antwerp, at the beginning of June. On a sunny Friday, eight people dream of having a different life. There's wind and music, police and paranoia, gossip and fighting. There's an old virus, an astrayed frisbee, a dead horse, and a mysterious person called Windman. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tom Barman
CAST:  Frank Vercruyssen  •  Diane De Belder  •  Eric Kloeck  •  Natali Broods

Black Book (2006)

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In the Nazi-occupied Netherlands during World War II, a Jewish singer infiltrates the regional Gestapo headquarters for the Dutch resistance.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Verhoeven
CAST:  Carice van Houten  •  Sebastian Koch  •  Thom Hoffman  •  Halina Reijn

In the Nazi-occupied Netherlands during World War II, a Jewish singer infiltrates the regional Gestapo headquarters for the Dutch resistance.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Verhoeven
CAST:  Carice van Houten  •  Sebastian Koch  •  Thom Hoffman  •  Halina Reijn

Priest Daens (1992)

In the 1890s, Father Adolf Daens goes to Aalst, a textile town where child labor is rife, pay and working conditions are horrible, the poor have no vote, and the Catholic church backs the petite bourgeoisie in oppressing workers. He writes a few columns for the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stijn Coninx
CAST:  Jan Decleir  •  Antje De Boeck  •  Herbert Flack  •  Gérard Desarthe

In the 1890s, Father Adolf Daens goes to Aalst, a textile town where child labor is rife, pay and working conditions are horrible, the poor have no vote, and the Catholic church backs the petite bourgeoisie in oppressing workers. He writes a few columns for the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stijn Coninx
CAST:  Jan Decleir  •  Antje De Boeck  •  Herbert Flack  •  Gérard Desarthe

Bullhead (2011)

Young Limburg cattle farmer, Jacky Vanmarsenille, is approached by an unscrupulous veterinarian to make a shady deal with a notorious West-Flemish beef trader. But the assassination of a federal policeman, and an unexpected confrontation with a mysterious secret ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michaël R. Roskam
CAST:  Matthias Schoenaerts  •  Jeroen Perceval  •  Jeanne Dandoy  •  Barbara Sarafian

Young Limburg cattle farmer, Jacky Vanmarsenille, is approached by an unscrupulous veterinarian to make a shady deal with a notorious West-Flemish beef trader. But the assassination of a federal policeman, and an unexpected confrontation with a mysterious secret ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michaël R. Roskam
CAST:  Matthias Schoenaerts  •  Jeroen Perceval  •  Jeanne Dandoy  •  Barbara Sarafian

The Pack (2010)

In the middle of a snowy no man's land, Charlotte picks up Max, a hitchhiker; they stop in a truck-stop restaurant, and when Max doesn't come back from the bathroom, Charlotte starts looking for him in vain. She decides to return during the night but gets kidnapped ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Franck Richard
CAST:  Yolande Moreau  •  Émilie Dequenne  •  Benjamin Biolay  •  Philippe Nahon

In the middle of a snowy no man's land, Charlotte picks up Max, a hitchhiker; they stop in a truck-stop restaurant, and when Max doesn't come back from the bathroom, Charlotte starts looking for him in vain. She decides to return during the night but gets kidnapped ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Franck Richard
CAST:  Yolande Moreau  •  Émilie Dequenne  •  Benjamin Biolay  •  Philippe Nahon

Nadine (2007)

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DIRECTION:  Erik de Bruyn
CAST:  Monic Hendrickx  •  Sanneke Bos  •  Halina Reijn  •  Fedja van Huêt

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DIRECTION:  Erik de Bruyn
CAST:  Monic Hendrickx  •  Sanneke Bos  •  Halina Reijn  •  Fedja van Huêt

Death of a Shadow (2012)

Soldier Nathan died during World War I. A strange collector imprisoned his shadow and gave him a new chance: a second life against 10000 captured shadows. It is love that guides him, as his purpose is to meet Sarah again, the woman he fell in love with before he ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tom Van Avermaet
CAST:  Matthias Schoenaerts  •  Laura Verlinden  •  Peter van den Eede  •  Benjamin Ramon

Soldier Nathan died during World War I. A strange collector imprisoned his shadow and gave him a new chance: a second life against 10000 captured shadows. It is love that guides him, as his purpose is to meet Sarah again, the woman he fell in love with before he ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tom Van Avermaet
CAST:  Matthias Schoenaerts  •  Laura Verlinden  •  Peter van den Eede  •  Benjamin Ramon

The Gang of Oss (2011)

Johanna wants to change her life and quit the criminal gangs of the town of Oss in the 1930s. The harder she tries, the more she is involved.  (more)

DIRECTION:  André van Duren
CAST:  Sylvia Hoeks  •  Marcel Musters  •  Matthias Schoenaerts  •  Pierre Bokma

Johanna wants to change her life and quit the criminal gangs of the town of Oss in the 1930s. The harder she tries, the more she is involved.  (more)

DIRECTION:  André van Duren
CAST:  Sylvia Hoeks  •  Marcel Musters  •  Matthias Schoenaerts  •  Pierre Bokma

Far from the Madding Crowd (2015)

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Based on the literary classic by Thomas Hardy. Bathsheba Everdene, attracts three very different suitors: Gabriel Oak, a sheep farmer, captivated by her fetching willfulness; Frank Troy, a handsome and reckless Sergeant; and William Boldwood, a prosperous and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Thomas Vinterberg
CAST:  Carey Mulligan  •  Juno Temple  •  Michael Sheen  •  Tom Sturridge

Based on the literary classic by Thomas Hardy. Bathsheba Everdene, attracts three very different suitors: Gabriel Oak, a sheep farmer, captivated by her fetching willfulness; Frank Troy, a handsome and reckless Sergeant; and William Boldwood, a prosperous and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Thomas Vinterberg
CAST:  Carey Mulligan  •  Juno Temple  •  Michael Sheen  •  Tom Sturridge

Suite Française (2015)

France, 1940. In the first days of occupation, beautiful Lucile Angellier is trapped in a stifled existence with her controlling mother-in-law as they both await news of her husband: a prisoner of war. Parisian refugees start to pour into their small town, soon ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Saul Dibb
CAST:  Michelle Williams  •  Margot Robbie  •  Matthias Schoenaerts  •  Kristin Scott Thomas

France, 1940. In the first days of occupation, beautiful Lucile Angellier is trapped in a stifled existence with her controlling mother-in-law as they both await news of her husband: a prisoner of war. Parisian refugees start to pour into their small town, soon ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Saul Dibb
CAST:  Michelle Williams  •  Margot Robbie  •  Matthias Schoenaerts  •  Kristin Scott Thomas

A Little Chaos (2015)

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A landscape gardener is hired by famous architect Le Nôtre to construct the grand gardens at the palace of Versailles. As the two work on the palace, they find themselves drawn to each other and are thrown into rivalries within the court of King Louis XIV.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alan Rickman
CAST:  Kate Winslet  •  Adrian Schiller  •  Danny Webb  •  Phyllida Law

A landscape gardener is hired by famous architect Le Nôtre to construct the grand gardens at the palace of Versailles. As the two work on the palace, they find themselves drawn to each other and are thrown into rivalries within the court of King Louis XIV.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alan Rickman
CAST:  Kate Winslet  •  Adrian Schiller  •  Danny Webb  •  Phyllida Law

The Drop (2014)

Bob Saginowski finds himself at the center of a robbery gone awry and entwined in an investigation that digs deep into the neighborhood's past where friends, families, and foes all work together to make a living - no matter the cost.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michaël R. Roskam
CAST:  Tom Hardy  •  Noomi Rapace  •  James Gandolfini  •  Matthias Schoenaerts

Bob Saginowski finds himself at the center of a robbery gone awry and entwined in an investigation that digs deep into the neighborhood's past where friends, families, and foes all work together to make a living - no matter the cost.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michaël R. Roskam
CAST:  Tom Hardy  •  Noomi Rapace  •  James Gandolfini  •  Matthias Schoenaerts

Blood Ties (2013)

Two brothers, on either side of the law, face off over organized crime in Brooklyn during the 1970s.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Guillaume Canet
CAST:  Clive Owen  •  Billy Crudup  •  Marion Cotillard  •  Mila Kunis

Two brothers, on either side of the law, face off over organized crime in Brooklyn during the 1970s.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Guillaume Canet
CAST:  Clive Owen  •  Billy Crudup  •  Marion Cotillard  •  Mila Kunis

Rust and Bone (2012)

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Put in charge of his young son, Ali leaves Belgium for Antibes to live with his sister and her husband as a family. Ali's bond with Stephanie, a killer whale trainer, grows deeper after Stephanie suffers a horrible accident.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jacques Audiard
CAST:  Marion Cotillard  •  Matthias Schoenaerts  •  Bouli Lanners  •  Céline Sallette

Put in charge of his young son, Ali leaves Belgium for Antibes to live with his sister and her husband as a family. Ali's bond with Stephanie, a killer whale trainer, grows deeper after Stephanie suffers a horrible accident.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jacques Audiard
CAST:  Marion Cotillard  •  Matthias Schoenaerts  •  Bouli Lanners  •  Céline Sallette

The Loft (2014)

For five men, the opportunity to share a penthouse in the city -- in which to carry on extramarital affairs -- is a dream come true, until the dead body of an unknown woman turns up. Realizing that her killer must be one of their group, the men are gripped by ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Erik Van Looy
CAST:  Karl Urban  •  Rhona Mitra  •  James Marsden  •  Rachael Taylor

For five men, the opportunity to share a penthouse in the city -- in which to carry on extramarital affairs -- is a dream come true, until the dead body of an unknown woman turns up. Realizing that her killer must be one of their group, the men are gripped by ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Erik Van Looy
CAST:  Karl Urban  •  Rhona Mitra  •  James Marsden  •  Rachael Taylor

Girl (2002)

Muriel moves from a small village to the big city of Brussels, hoping to start an independent life working as a museum guide. She rents a room from Laura, who has a room to spare now that her mother is in hospital. Laura is a vital and candid woman who has a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dorothée Van Den Berghe
CAST:  Charlotte Vanden Eynde  •  Els Dottermans  •  Frieda Pittoors  •  Matthias Schoenaerts

Muriel moves from a small village to the big city of Brussels, hoping to start an independent life working as a museum guide. She rents a room from Laura, who has a room to spare now that her mother is in hospital. Laura is a vital and candid woman who has a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dorothée Van Den Berghe
CAST:  Charlotte Vanden Eynde  •  Els Dottermans  •  Frieda Pittoors  •  Matthias Schoenaerts

Pulsar (2010)

Samuel works in Brussels as a pharmaceutical delivery man. His gorgeous girlfriend Mireille heads off to New York to intern at a prestigious architecture firm. Shortly after her departure, Sam's computer is hacked. A series of rather dodgy IT-guys fail to protect ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alex Stockman
CAST:  Matthias Schoenaerts  •  Sien Eggers  •  Vincent Lecuyer  •  Stefan Perceval

Samuel works in Brussels as a pharmaceutical delivery man. His gorgeous girlfriend Mireille heads off to New York to intern at a prestigious architecture firm. Shortly after her departure, Sam's computer is hacked. A series of rather dodgy IT-guys fail to protect ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alex Stockman
CAST:  Matthias Schoenaerts  •  Sien Eggers  •  Vincent Lecuyer  •  Stefan Perceval

Left Bank (2008)

A chilling thriller about a woman, who upon moving in with her new boyfriend, becomes obsessed with the fate of the previous tenant and descends into madness.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Pieter Van Hees
CAST:  Eline Kuppens  •  Matthias Schoenaerts  •  Sien Eggers  •  Tom Dewispelaere

A chilling thriller about a woman, who upon moving in with her new boyfriend, becomes obsessed with the fate of the previous tenant and descends into madness.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Pieter Van Hees
CAST:  Eline Kuppens  •  Matthias Schoenaerts  •  Sien Eggers  •  Tom Dewispelaere

The Danish Girl (2015)

When Gerda Wegener asks her husband Einar to fill in as a portrait model, Einar discovers the person she's meant to be and begins living her life as Lili Elbe. Having realized her true self and with Gerda's love and support, Lili embarks on a groundbreaking journey ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tom Hooper
CAST:  Eddie Redmayne  •  Alicia Vikander  •  Amber Heard  •  Matthias Schoenaerts

When Gerda Wegener asks her husband Einar to fill in as a portrait model, Einar discovers the person she's meant to be and begins living her life as Lili Elbe. Having realized her true self and with Gerda's love and support, Lili embarks on a groundbreaking journey ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tom Hooper
CAST:  Eddie Redmayne  •  Alicia Vikander  •  Amber Heard  •  Matthias Schoenaerts

My Queen Karo (2009)

Nine-year-old Karo grows up with her parents in an Amsterdam commune in the Seventies. She leads a carefree existence in this utopia-for-adults. Everything is shared in the squat, but not everyone is able to honor these ideals. Karo gets confused because of the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dorothée Van Den Berghe
CAST:  Anna Franziska Jäger  •  Matthias Schoenaerts  •  Déborah François  •  Nico Sturm

Nine-year-old Karo grows up with her parents in an Amsterdam commune in the Seventies. She leads a carefree existence in this utopia-for-adults. Everything is shared in the squat, but not everyone is able to honor these ideals. Karo gets confused because of the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dorothée Van Den Berghe
CAST:  Anna Franziska Jäger  •  Matthias Schoenaerts  •  Déborah François  •  Nico Sturm
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