The Netherlands / 2024 / 102 min / Dutch with English subtitles / Romantic Comedy

What if you want to break up with your partner, but you either don’t have the guts to do it, or you can’t be bothered with the hassle? Dylan has the solution! This attractive guy with an equally attractive, carefree life and a smooth way with words, runs The Break-up Club. You can hire him and his best friend Mick to make a clean break for you. Everything is going great until Dylan is hired to dump control freak and journalist Zoë, who leaps at the chance of a story about The Break-Up Club…

FLIFF names THE BREAK-UP CLUB Our Date Night Film of the Fest.

DIRECTOR: Jonathan Elbers graduated in 2012 from the Dutch Film Academy. His graduation movie ‘The Club of the Ugly Children’ was awarded on numerous international children film festivals. He’s passionate about directing comedy stories with loveable characters and surprising the audience with worlds (realistic of fantasy), they have never seen before.

Upon graduating, he began directing short films and commercials. His commercial for the film academy (2013) and for LG (2014) both won a Cannes Young Director Award. Jonathan is now developing a screenplay for a dark comedy and a series about fairytales.


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DIRECTOR(S): Jonathan Elbers
SCREENWRITER(S): Gerben Hetebrij
PRODUCER(S): Tom de Mol
CAST: Juvat Westendorp, Holly Mae Brood, Sarah Bannier

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