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BULLHEAD

by Michaël R. Roskam

synopsis

A police murder and the following investigation create panic in the so-called Belgian “cattle hormone mafia.” During a transaction, an illegal growth hormone dealer and a police informer face each other in a crime investigation. But then a dark and unsettling story about loyalty and friendship unfolds through their tormented past as childhood friends.

international title: Bullhead
original title: Rundskop
country: Belgium
sales agent: Celluloid Dreams
year: 2011
genre: fiction
directed by: Michaël R. Roskam
film run: 129'
release date: BE 02/02/2011, NL 26/05/2011, DE 24/11/2011, FR 22/02/2012, SE 04/05/2012, HU 12/07/2012, GB 01/02/2013, IE 01/02/2013
screenplay: Michaël R. Roskam
cast: Matthias Schoenaerts, Jeroen Perceval, Barbara Sarafian, Jeanne Dandoy, Tibo Vandenborre, Sam Louwyck
cinematography by: Nicolas Karakatsanis
film editing: Alain Dessauvage
music: Raf Keunen
producer: Bart Van Langendonck, Peter Bouckaert
production: Savage Film, Eyeworks Film & TV Drama NV, Artémis Productions, Waterland Film
backing: Flanders Audiovisual Fund (VAF), MEDIA Programme, Dutch Film Fund (NFF), Centre du cinéma et de l’Audiovisuel de la Communauté française de Belgique, Wallimage / Bruxellimage
distributor: Kinepolis Film Distribution, Moonlight Film Distribution, Rapid Eye Movies, Ad Vitam, Soda Pictures, Njutafilms