'une petite histoire belge' is a documentary film about a dreamworld sustained and nourished by the media. The film tells the story of endless boredom in a dreary suburb along the Belgian language border. Jean-Pascal, a young Walloon, obsessively pursues his American dream, car-tuning in Los Angeles. With MTV-star Xzibit as his shining example, he craves to appear on the covers of glossy magazines. Seeking his escape of the crushing banalities of daily life in an industrial area where future plans are already down on memory lane. As a lonesome tightrope walker, Jean-Pascal tries to hold his balance between raw reality and fiction while an obstinate film crew after his heels.