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Erik Van Looy is a Actor, Director and Scriptwriter Belge born on 26 april 1962 at Antwerp (Belgique)

Erik Van Looy

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Birth name Erik Ludovicus Maria Van Looy
Nationality Belgique
Birth 26 april 1962 (57 years) at Antwerp (Belgique)

Erik Ludovicus Maria Van Looy ([ˈeːˌrɪk vɑn loːj]; born 26 April 1962, Deurne) is a Belgian film director.

In Flanders he is also known as a television presenter (mainly from "De slimste mens").

His most famous movies are:


Ad Fundum (1993)
Shades (1999)
The Alzheimer Case (2003), this movie was also released in the United States as The Memory of a Killer
Loft (2008)
The Loft (2012), American remake of the 2008 film with the same name

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Filmography of Erik Van Looy (8 films)

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Director

The Prime Minister, 1h55
Directed by Erik Van Looy
Origin Belgique
Genres Thriller
Actors Koen De Bouw, Saskia Reeves, Adam Godley
Rating61% 3.095373.095373.095373.095373.09537
À Bruxelles, à l'occasion d'un sommet des Nations Unies, le premier ministre belge s'apprête à rencontrer la présidente des États-Unis. Sur le chemin, accompagné de son assistante, son chauffeur est abattu et des hommes lui ordonnent de tuer la présidente. Sinon, sa femme et sa fille, toutes les deux kidnappées, seront tuées.
The Loft
The Loft (2014)
, 1h48
Directed by Erik Van Looy
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Romance
Themes Films about sexuality, Erotic films, LGBT-related films, Erotic thriller films, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related film
Actors Karl Urban, Rachael Taylor, Wentworth Miller, James Marsden, Eric Stonestreet, Isabel Lucas
Rating63% 3.1508053.1508053.1508053.1508053.150805
Five married men share ownership of an upmarket loft, which they use to discreetly meet their respective mistresses. When the body of a murdered woman is found in that loft, the men begin to suspect each other of having committed the gruesome crime, as they are the only ones with keys to the premises. Through flashbacks, which are intertwined with scenes from the present, the story is unraveled.
Loft
Loft (2008)
, 1h58
Directed by Erik Van Looy
Origin Belgique
Genres Drama, Thriller, Romance
Actors Jan Decleir, Koen De Bouw, Veerle Baetens, Filip Peeters, Matthias Schoenaerts, Marie Vinck
Rating72% 3.6477753.6477753.6477753.6477753.647775
Five married men share ownership of an upmarket loft, which they use to discreetly meet their respective mistresses. When the body of a murdered woman is found in that loft, the men begin to suspect each other of having committed the gruesome crime, as they are the only ones with keys to the premises. Through flashbacks, which are intertwined by scenes from the present, the story is unravelled.
The Memory of a Killer, 2h
Directed by Erik Van Looy
Origin Belgique
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Crime
Themes Films about children, Medical-themed films, La provence, Films about sexuality, Films about pedophilia
Actors Jan Decleir, Koen De Bouw, Filip Peeters, Hilde de Baerdemaeker, Tom Van Dyck, Vic De Wachter
Rating73% 3.6972253.6972253.6972253.6972253.697225
Ledda, a former hitman for organized crime, agrees to a last killing, despite his recently developed Alzheimer's disease. He is to kill two people; on killing the first and recovering a package from the first victim, he then learns the second victim is Bieke, a twelve-year-old girl pimped by her father, who had been recently busted, but then killed by police trying to escape. Ledda refuses to kill a child. Resultantly, his employer, Seynaeve, has another hitman kill Bieke and orders him to kill Ledda. Ledda kills the hitman first but only after the hitman kills a prostitute who had befriended him.
Ad Fundum
Ad Fundum (1993)
, 1h38
Directed by Erik Van Looy
Origin Belgique
Genres Drama
Actors Axel Daeseleire, Jan Bijvoet, Jaak Van Assche, Wim Opbrouck, Gene Bervoets, Lucas Van den Eynde
Rating65% 3.2978453.2978453.2978453.2978453.297845
Sammy, Dennis and Tom are 18 years old and inscribed as student at the university in Leuven. They rent some rooms in a fraternity house. As first-year students they decide to join a student association and have a hazing. They become freshman and "sell" themselves to do some tasks. The shy Sammy is giving the task to bring a jar of his own semen to the initiation ceremony. As he rejects, he is set on a "flying carpet". Whilst Sammy is in the air, chairman Guy Bogaerts orders the students to withdraw the carpet. Sammy falls on the ground, breaks his vertebra and dies immediately.

Scriptwriter

The Prime Minister, 1h55
Directed by Erik Van Looy
Origin Belgique
Genres Thriller
Actors Koen De Bouw, Saskia Reeves, Adam Godley
Roles Writer
Rating61% 3.095373.095373.095373.095373.09537
À Bruxelles, à l'occasion d'un sommet des Nations Unies, le premier ministre belge s'apprête à rencontrer la présidente des États-Unis. Sur le chemin, accompagné de son assistante, son chauffeur est abattu et des hommes lui ordonnent de tuer la présidente. Sinon, sa femme et sa fille, toutes les deux kidnappées, seront tuées.
Dossier K.
Dossier K. (2009)
, 2h
Origin Belgique
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Crime
Themes Mafia films, Gangster films
Actors Koen De Bouw, Blerim Destani, Hilde de Baerdemaeker, Greg Timmermans, Jappe Claes, R. Kan Albay
Rating67% 3.3981553.3981553.3981553.3981553.398155
Nazim Tahiri (Blerim Destani) finds out that his father has been murdered in Antwerp by members of the rival Gaba clan. Kanun, an Albanian law from the 15th century, forces Nazim to take revenge. He goes to Antwerp, where his godfather, Prenk Shehu (R. Kan Albay), leads the family mafia businesses.
Loft
Loft (2008)
, 1h58
Directed by Erik Van Looy
Origin Belgique
Genres Drama, Thriller, Romance
Actors Jan Decleir, Koen De Bouw, Veerle Baetens, Filip Peeters, Matthias Schoenaerts, Marie Vinck
Rating72% 3.6477753.6477753.6477753.6477753.647775
Five married men share ownership of an upmarket loft, which they use to discreetly meet their respective mistresses. When the body of a murdered woman is found in that loft, the men begin to suspect each other of having committed the gruesome crime, as they are the only ones with keys to the premises. Through flashbacks, which are intertwined by scenes from the present, the story is unravelled.
The Memory of a Killer, 2h
Directed by Erik Van Looy
Origin Belgique
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Crime
Themes Films about children, Medical-themed films, La provence, Films about sexuality, Films about pedophilia
Actors Jan Decleir, Koen De Bouw, Filip Peeters, Hilde de Baerdemaeker, Tom Van Dyck, Vic De Wachter
Roles Writer
Rating73% 3.6972253.6972253.6972253.6972253.697225
Ledda, a former hitman for organized crime, agrees to a last killing, despite his recently developed Alzheimer's disease. He is to kill two people; on killing the first and recovering a package from the first victim, he then learns the second victim is Bieke, a twelve-year-old girl pimped by her father, who had been recently busted, but then killed by police trying to escape. Ledda refuses to kill a child. Resultantly, his employer, Seynaeve, has another hitman kill Bieke and orders him to kill Ledda. Ledda kills the hitman first but only after the hitman kills a prostitute who had befriended him.
Ad Fundum
Ad Fundum (1993)
, 1h38
Directed by Erik Van Looy
Origin Belgique
Genres Drama
Actors Axel Daeseleire, Jan Bijvoet, Jaak Van Assche, Wim Opbrouck, Gene Bervoets, Lucas Van den Eynde
Roles Scenario Writer
Rating65% 3.2978453.2978453.2978453.2978453.297845
Sammy, Dennis and Tom are 18 years old and inscribed as student at the university in Leuven. They rent some rooms in a fraternity house. As first-year students they decide to join a student association and have a hazing. They become freshman and "sell" themselves to do some tasks. The shy Sammy is giving the task to bring a jar of his own semen to the initiation ceremony. As he rejects, he is set on a "flying carpet". Whilst Sammy is in the air, chairman Guy Bogaerts orders the students to withdraw the carpet. Sammy falls on the ground, breaks his vertebra and dies immediately.