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A return to crime movies for Hans Herbot

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- Hans Herbot, Gert Van Rampelberg and Eyeworks launch themselves into a dense, cutting-edge thriller based on the successful novel The Treatment by British author Mo Hayder

A return to crime movies for Hans Herbot

On May 13th,Hans Herbot began the 40 days of filming of his new movie, De Behandling, in Antwerp. In control of prestigious television series like the European super-production The Spiral, and Het Goddelijke Monster, Hans Herbot has also distinguished himself on the big screen with action movies like Verlengd Weekend and Windkracht 10 (both based on TV series), as well as Bo, a more personal project.

Produced by Eyeworks, the production company behind the success of The Alzheimer Case [+see also:
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, Ben X, Zot van A and more recently Time of my Life [+see also:
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, De Behandling is based on The Treatment, the second novel by British author Mo Hayder, which portrays the detective and tormented soul Jack Caffery (who will be called Nick in the film).

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The film follows the path of a detective, traumatized by the unsolved disappearance of his younger brother, and confronted by a case of pedophilia which revives old demons. The main character is played by Geert Van Rampelberg, well-know to Flemish spectators for his numerous roles on television and acclaimed in 2012 when he won the Ensor for Best Actor with Tot Altijd by Nic Balthazar. This year, he has also been seen in The Broken Circle Breakdown [+see also:
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interview: Felix van Groeningen
interview: Felix Van Groeningen
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 by Felix Van Groeningen. It seems that he will be surrounded by a cast of actors less known by the general public, in order to make the thriller's cutting-edge atmosphere even denser.

Car Joos, who has already worked on films as different as The Alzheimer Case and The Broken Circle Breakdown, was in charge of the screenplay and thus the adaptation, while Frank van den Eeder, whose work was recently appreciated in the Kid [+see also:
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 by Fien Troch and The Invader [+see also:
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 by Nicolas Provost, is behind the camera.

The film received funding from the VAF, VTM, Bruxellimage and the Nederlands Film Fond.

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(Translated from French)

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