Cleveland International Film Festival } March 22 – April 1, 2023 } Playhouse Square

Café Derby

Year: 2015
Country: BELGIUM
Run Time: 101 minutes

Café Derby
Café Derby
Café Derby

Georges can sell anything, and he can convince you it’s a damn good investment. Be it “water softeners,” organic foot remedies, experimental laundry detergent, or any other conceivably worthless item, Georges will sell it to you at a 100-franc discount. But his alternative moneymaking schemes often go awry, and his family of five is financially suffering because of the risks he takes. When Georges gets word the Pope is coming to an open field next to his home, he hatches the grandest plan of all: a full vendor market selling beer, burgers, and plenty of souvenirs. His family remains skeptical, and rightfully so… Georges isn’t known for his papal contingency plans. A divine comedy about faith, hope, and charity, CAFÉ DERBY is celebratory in every possible way. With a lovely cast of characters in Georges’ mismatched but caring family, this one is a joyful romp that will leave you in Excelsis. (In Dutch with subtitles) –C.P.

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Lenny Van Wesemael

Lenny Van Wesemael holds a degree from the KASK conservatory in Ghent, Belgium. She is an active and accomplished choreographer, dancer, and casting director.


Dirk Impens

Lenny Van Wesemael, Geert Verbanck

Ruben Impens

Thomas Pooters

Principal Cast
Wim Opbrouck, Monic Hendrickx, Chloë Daxhelet, Ben Segers, Geert Van Rampelberg

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