Adoration (2019 film)

Adoration is a 2019 Belgian-French thriller film directed by Fabrice Du Welz and starring Thomas Gioria, Benoît Poelvoorde, and Fantine Harduin. It was written by Du Welz with Vincent Tavier and Romain Protat. The film premiered at the 2019 Locarno Film Festival.[1]

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Film poster
Directed byFabrice Du Welz
Produced by
  • Manuel Chiche
  • Vincent Tavier
CinematographyManuel Dacosse
Edited byAnne-Laure Guégan
Music byVincent Cahay
Release date
  • 16 August 2019 (2019-08-16) (Locarno)
  • 15 January 2020 (2020-01-15) (Belgium)
Running time
98 minutes
  • Belgium
  • France
  • French
  • Dutch

Adoration received the André Cavens Award for Best Film given by the Belgian Film Critics Association (UCC).[2]



Critical receptionEdit

The film holds an approval rating of 93% on Rotten Tomatoes, with an average rating of 7.1/10 based on 15 reviews.[3]


Award / Film Festival Category Recipients and nominees Result
Belgian Film Critics Association[2] Best Film Won
Locarno Film Festival[1] Variety Piazza Grande Award Nominated
Méliès Award[4] Best European Fantastic Feature Film Nominated
Montréal Festival of New Cinema[5] Best Film Nominated
Odesa International Film Festival[5] Best Film Nominated
Best Director Fabrice Du Welz Won
Sitges Film Festival[4] Best Film Nominated
Best Cinematography Manuel Dacosse Won
Special Jury Prize Fabrice Du Welz Won
Best European Fantastic Feature Film Won
Special Mention Thomas Gioria and Fantine Harduin Won


  1. ^ a b Young, Neil (26 August 2019). "Locarno 2019: Adoration". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 31 December 2020.
  2. ^ a b "'Adoration' Prix André Cavens 2020". Cinevox (in French). 28 December 2020. Retrieved 30 December 2020.
  3. ^ "Adoration (2020)". Rotten Tomatoes. Fandango. Retrieved 30 October 2021.
  4. ^ a b "Adoration". Festival Scope. Retrieved 31 December 2020.
  5. ^ a b Economou, Vassilis (5 October 2020). "Dinner in America and Atlantis come out on top at the 11th Odesa International Film Festival". Cineuropa. Retrieved 30 December 2020.

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