Broken Circle Breakdown

Abiding love, cowboy hats, singing duos and tempestuous relationship drama — it’s not hard to compare The Broken Circle Breakdown to Walk The Line. Except that it’s Belgium’s entry for the Oscars this year.

The film from Felix Van Groeningen focuses on a pair (Veerle Baetens and Johan Heldenbergh) who fall in love at first sight, enjoy some clashes of character and then struggle through their daughter’s illness. It was picked up by Tribeca Film for theaters near you after a stellar festival run and is currently reveling in popularity (alongside its bluegrass soundtrack) throughout Europe.

Check out the prestige-filled trailer for yourself:

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