Alleluia is the adaptation of a crime spree that shook the United States from 1947 to 1949. It's the story of Martha Beck and Raymond Fernandez: a young nurse places a "lonely hearts" ad and meets a gigolo who steals from widows.
She falls in love with him, abandons her children and holds onto her precarious existence until the story turns to tragedy...
Director: Fabrice Du Welz
With: Bouli Lanners (Michel), Jeanne Balibar (Gloria), Edith Lemerdy (Madeleine)
Writers: Vincent Tavier & Fabrice Du Welz
Cinematography: Benoît Debie
Art Director: Emmanuel Demeulemeester
Producer: Philippe Kaufmann - LA PARTI PRODUCTION (B)
Co-producer: RADAR (GE), Bart Van Langendonck - SAVAGE FILM (B)
With the support of: Centre du Cinéma et de l'Audiovisuel, Wallimages, the Flanders Audiovisual Fund and the Media Development program of the E.U. and Canal+. Co-financed through the Belgian Tax Shelter system.
Tentative release date: 2013