Official US Trailer for Bas Devos’ Peaceable Movie ‘Right here’ with Stefan Gota
by Alex Billington
January 17, 2024
“I’m going locations I’ve by no means been.” The Cinema Guild has revealed an official US trailer for the indie Belgian movie titled Right here, the newest from acclaimed low-key filmmaker Bas Devos. This initially premiered on the 2023 Berlin Movie Competition final yr, incomes nice evaluations. I caught up with it on the Karlovy Differ Movie Competition, earlier than it went on to display at TIFF, AFI Fest, NYFF, and others. Set in Brussels, the movie revolves round a possible love story between a Romanian development employee and a Belgian-Chinese language doctorate pupil of moss, who cross paths simply earlier than the previous is about to maneuver again residence. It is a very peaceable, calm, humble movie with some gradual moments that permit the story breathe. It permits the narrative to take its time, to let it construct in its personal slow-paced means, very similar to the moss that Shuxiu is finding out. Right here stars solely two individuals: Stefan Gota as Stefan and Liyo Gong as Shuxiu. I will suggest searching for out this movie if gradual cinema is your jam.
Here is the official US trailer (+ poster) for Bas Devos’ movie Right here, direct from Letterboxd’s YouTube:
Right here follows Stefan, a Romanian development employee dwelling in Brussels who’s about to return residence to go to his mom, and perhaps keep…longer. Utilizing the leftovers from his fridge, he cooks up a giant pot of soup and begins handing it out as farewell presents to family and friends. However whereas ready for his automobile to be mounted, he meets Shuxiu, a Belgian-Chinese language girl making ready a doctorate on mosses. Her consideration to the near-invisible stops him in his tracks. On the heels of Ghost Tropic (2019), Bas Devos affords one other Brussels metropolis symphony. With a quiet grace that’s turning into a trademark, he and his crew seize each the longing of latest city life & the potential for enchantment that also exists in areas shared by strangers from completely different worlds. Right here is written and directed by Belgian filmmaker Bas Devos, director of the movies Violet, Hellhole, and Ghost Tropic beforehand, plus just a few different shorts. This initially premiered on the 2023 Berlin Movie Competition final yr, with stops at TIFF and AFI Fest. The Cinema Guild will debut Devos’ Right here in choose US theaters beginning on February ninth, 2024 this winter. For extra particulars, go to their official web site.