Belgian pic ‘Illegal’ gets U.S. release

Film Movement nabs Masset-Depasse's pic

Film Movement has acquired Belgian director Olivier Masset-Depasse’s “Illegal,” which won the Society of Dramatic Authors and Composers’ Prize in the Cannes Directors’ Fortnight this year.

Film Movement said it will release the French and Russian language film next year in limited theatrical release and on VOD.

Story centers on a former teacher from Russia, living illegally in Belgium with her 13-year-old son, who’s stopped for a routine check by the police and is arrested. It was sold by Films Distribution.

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