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The Brand New Testament is a belge film of genre Drama directed by Jaco Van Dormael released in USA on 25 december 2015 with Catherine Deneuve

The Brand New Testament (2015)

The Brand New Testament
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Released in USA 25 december 2015
Length 1h53
Directed by
OriginBelgique
Genres Drama,    Fantastic,    Comedy,    Fantasy,    Musical,    Black comedy
Rating70% 3.5401353.5401353.5401353.5401353.540135

The Brand New Testament (French: Le Tout Nouveau Testament) is a 2015 comedy film directed by Jaco Van Dormael. The film is a co-production between France, Belgium and Luxembourg. The film was screened at the Directors' Fortnight section at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival. The film was selected as the Belgian entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 88th Academy Awards.

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God is real and lives in an apartment in Brussels, which he shares with his meek wife and his 10-year-old daughter Ea, to whom he is emotionally and physically abusive. God is a grumpy sadist who created mankind specifically to have something to torment. He manipulates reality via a personal computer, which he strictly forbids his family from accessing. One day, Ea sneaks into his office and discovers how He has been mistreating humans. This enrages God, who whips Ea with his belt.

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