The Boat Race (film)

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The Boat Race
Directed by Bernard Bellefroid
Produced by Patrick Quinet
Claude Waringo
Written by Bernard Bellefroid
David Lambert
Starring Joffrey Verbruggen
Thierry Hancisse
Sergi López
Music by Claudine Muno and The Luna Boots
Cinematography Alain Marcoen
Edited by Yannick Leroy
Release date
  • 9 October 2009 (2009-10-09) (FIFF)
  • 17 February 2010 (2010-02-17) (France)
Running time
100 minutes
Country Belgium
Language French

The Boat Race (French: La Régate) is a 2009 drama film directed by Bernard Bellefroid. The film follows Alexandre, a 15-year-old guy who lives alone with his dad, enduring relentless physical violence. To escape from his daily life, Alex rows on the Meuse river, and has only one obsession: to win the Belgian Singles Championships.

The film received four nominations at the 1st Magritte Awards and won Most Promising Actor for Joffrey Verbruggen.[1]


  1. ^ "Les Magritte du cinema 2011: le palmarès" (in French). Académie André Delvaux. Retrieved 10 January 2014.

External links

  • The Boat Race on IMDb
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