Belgium Heads To The Underground Crime World With Its Oscar Entry ‘The Ardennes’

No, not the Dardennes, but The Ardennes is Belgium’s Oscar entry this year.
The feature directorial by Robin Pront about punk criminal brothers who teeter on the edge of a not-so legit life earned the country’s thumbs up this year as its Academy Awards contender beating out The Unknown Girl, the latest movie by the country’s perennial go-tos Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardennes.  Many thought Unknown Girl was a given as Belgium’s entry since it premiered at Cannes.
Despite the…

No, not the Dardennes, but The Ardennes is Belgium’s Oscar entry this year. The feature directorial by Robin Pront about punk criminal brothers who teeter on the edge of a not-so legit life earned the country’s thumbs up this year as its Academy Awards contender beating out The Unknown Girl, the latest movie by the country’s perennial go-tos Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardennes.  Many thought Unknown Girl was a given as Belgium’s entry since it premiered at Cannes. Despite the…