Close – English subtitles

Ketelhuis Expat

Tender and poignant drama about two inseparable friends driven apart by a seemingly innocent event.

Léo and Rémi, both 13, have been friends for as long as they can remember. The friendship is joyful, intense and, above all, inseparable. But that changes when they enter high school. When some classmates make laugh-out-loud remarks about their close bond, it creates uncertainty, especially for Léo. He distances himself from Rémi.

Lukas Dhont won the Camera d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival with his debut film Girl, about a young transgender ballerina. He also won prizes at Cannes with Close. The film was awarded the prestigious Grand Prix.