Beste Actrice Georgina Verbaan
Beste Production Design Hubert Pouille
Beste Film Mike van DiemEls VandevorstHans de Weers
Beste Mannelijke Bijrol Jan Decleir
Beste Montage Jessica de Koning
Beste Regie Mike van Diem
Beste Sound Design Herman Pieëte, CAS
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Timeless romantic comedy with a twist, in which gracefulness and gravity, love and death go hand in hand. The wearied multimillionaire Jacob unexpectedly falls in love with the vigorous but disillusioned Anne. Suddenly, fortune smiles on them. Unfortunately, they have just signed a contract with a company that will end their lives in a surprising way. Breaking the agreement is not that easy. Even before Mike van Diem clinched an Oscar with Character (1997), he cherished the wish to adapt Belcampo's story De surprise for the screen.