The Flats

DIRECTOR: Alessandra Celesia
114 minutes | FRance, belgium, republic of ireland, united kingdom

What is happening in Joe’s flat ?

Since  a  few  days,  Jolene,  Angie  and  other  neighbours  from  New  Lodge  have  visited  him  to  take  part  in  a  strange  process:  as  an  extension  of  his  therapy,  Joe  decided  to  reenact  memories  from  his  childhood  during  the  “Troubles”,  in  this  small  Catholic  area  where  the  number of deaths was unforgivably high…


Production: Films de Force Majeure, Thank You & Good Night productions, Planet Korda Pictures, Dumbworld

Release: 2024



Eurimages, Région Sud, Tax Shelter of the Belgian Federal Government, Fís Éireann/Screen Ireland, Centre national du cinéma et de l’image animée, Centre du Cinéma et de l’Audiovisuel de la Fédération Wallonie-Bruxelles, BFI Doc Society Fund, RTBF – Unité Documentaire and Magellan Films, Tax rebate, Northern Ireland Screen, Bourse Brouillon d’un rêve de la Scam

This project was selected at
Doc Market (development) – Belfast film Festival (2019 – Northen Ireland), Pitching du réel – Visions du Réel (2019 – Nyon, Switzerland), Doc Corner Prize, Film Market – Cannes Festival (2019 – France), HEAD Prize – Geneva post-production (2019 – Switzerland), Doc Market (postprod.) – Belfast film Festival (2023 – Northen Ireland)



Written and directed by Alessandra Celesia
Director of photography François Chambe
Editing Frédéric Fichefet
Sound engineer Quentin Jacques
Sound mixing Gilles Benardeau
Production manager Jérôme Nunes
Postproduction coordinator Nora Bertone
Producers Jean-Laurent Csinidis, Geneviève De Bauw, Jeremiah Cullinane, John McIlduff

Technical sheet

Son 5.1, stereo
Length 114 minutes
Original language English