The Tubes

a film by Matthieu Donck et Xavier Seron

24 min - 2016 - Belgium

Laurent has to undergo a colonoscopy. Nothing is more worrying than a doctor who tries to reassuring you. However, it is next to nothing: Just a camera which goes in your colon.

Matthieu Donck
Matthieu Donck is a belgian writer and director.


Short films:

  • Rustine, 9 min - 2004
  • Ripaille sous le paillasson, 14min – 2005
  • Missing, 15 min – 2007
  • Partouze 20 min – 2013
  • Les Tubes 20 min – 2016

Feature films:

  • Torpédo, 90 min – 2012
  • Parasol, 80 min – 2016 (scenario)

TV serie:
La Trêve, (10x52min) – 2016

Shrimp, 2 tomes – Dargaud. 2012

Xavier Seron
After law studies, Xavier Seron enters IAD (Belgium) in 2001. In 2005, Rien d’Insoluble, his end of studies movie, is selected in numerous festivals worldwide among which the Venice Mostra. In 2007, he directs with Christophe Hermans a short film of fiction entitled The Crab. The movie is selected in many festivals, in particular at the international short film festival of Angers. In 2008, he collaborates at the writing of the long-length documentary The Parents of Christophe Hermans and cowrites Together with the dust, Jacques Molitor’s short film (selected to the festival of Locarno). At the request of Bouli Lanners, he directs the making-of of the movie El Dorado. In 2011, he commits with Méryl Fortunat-Rossi an ethological short film entitled "Moonshine".The movie nominated at the Magritte and rewarded many times (Jean-Jacques Rausin who plays the lead role, won three prizes of interpretation. In 2013, he directs Dreamcatchers with Cédric Bourgeois , a full-length documentary about Belgian wrestlers. Today, Xavier has just finished the shooting of a new short film with Méryl Fortunat-Rossi entitled The Black Bear as well as his first feature film of fiction: "Je me tue à le dire". Since 2012, he supervises end of studies movies at IAD.


Directed by : Matthieu Donck et Xavier Seron
Produced by : Hélicotronc - Anthony Rey
Coproduced by : Apoptose - Jean-Benoît Ugeux
Cast : Jean-Benoît Ugeux, Yoann Blanc, Jean-Jacques Rausin, Jasmina Douieb, Baptiste Sornin, Lucie Debay, Catherine Salée, François Neycken, Aline Mahaux, Laurent Caron