Archive Cinema City 2012.

Come As You Are

Hasta la vista

Genre: Tragy-comedy
Country: Belgium
Year: 2011
Duration: 115 min

Director: Geoffrey Enthoven
Scenario: Pierre De Clercqo

Cast: Robrecht Vanden Thoren, Gilles De Schryver, Tom Audenaert, Isabelle de Hertogh

Programme selection: Exit Point


Three guys in their twenties love wine and women but they are still virgins. Under the guise of a wine tour they embark on a journey to Spain hoping to have their first sexual experience. Nothing will stop them. Not even their handicaps: one is blind, the other is confined to a wheelchair and the third is completely paralyzed.


Audience Award, Alpe d'Huez International Comedy Film Festival (2012), Best Feature, Cinequest San Jose Film Festival (2012), Grand Prix des Amériques, People's Choice Award, Prize of the Ecumenical Jury - Special Mention, Montréal World Film Festival (2011), Golden Spike, Youth Jury Award, Valladolid International Film Festival (2011)


GEOFFREY ENTHOVEN (1974) graduated in 1999 as Master in Audio Visual Arts at the KASK. His short film and dissertation THE UNDERTAKER (aka ‘De Aanspreker’) scooped several awards and was shown in many countries. That same year he established the production company Fobic Films together with his companion and fellow film fanatic Mariano Vanhoof. In 2001 he realised their debut feature CHILDREN OF LOVE (aka‘Les Enfants de l’Amour’). Both also participated in the production of the 2003 documentary VOICE ON WINGS (aka ‘De Stem op Vleugels’) and the short film A MESSAGE FROM OUTER SPACE (2004). In 2004 Geoffrey wrote, together with Jacques Boon, the script of his second feature. In 2006 THE ONLY ONE (aka ‘Vidange Perdue’) and in 2008 HAPPY TOGETHER were released. On a freelance basis he also directs commercials, videoclips and fiction series. COME AS YOU ARE (COME AS YOU ARE) is his fifth feature film.


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