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Ben X

Ben X
  • 2007
  • Netherlands/Belgium
  • 93 min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Nic Balthazar
  • Written by: Nic Balthazar
  • Cast: Greg Timmermans, Laura Verlinden, Marijke Pinoy
  • Language: Dutch

This mock-documentary introduces us to teen Asperger's sufferer Ben. Moving backwards and forwards between his so-called life of bullying and high school torture and his escape into online role playing games, the film delivers a doom laden narrative. Balthazar's debut feature cleverly dodges and ducks where you would otherwise expect it to run straight.

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Ben X

21 Aug 20083 stars

Mock-documentary Ben X introduces us to teen Asperger’s sufferer Ben. Moving backwards and forwards between his so-called life of bullying and high school torture and his escape into online role-playing games, the film’s doom laden narrative is led by…

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