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Bullhead (2011)
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A young cattle farmer is approached by a veterinarian to make a deal with a notorious beef trader.

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Lucia Schepers
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Tibo Vandenborre ...
Antony De Greef
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Marc DeKuyper
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Christian Filippini
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Jean Vanmarsenille
Sofie Sente ...
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The young Limburg cattle farmer Jacky Vanmarsenille is approached by an unscrupulous veterinarian to make a shady deal with a notorious West-Flemish beef trader. But the assassination of a federal policeman, and an unexpected confrontation with a mysterious secret from Jacky's past, set in motion a chain of events with farreaching consequences. BULLHEAD is an exciting tragedy about fate, lost innocence and friendship, about crime and punishment, but also about conflicting desires and the irreversibility of a man's destiny. Written by Anonymous

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Rated R for some strong violence, language and sexual content | See all certifications »

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Opening Weekend:

$32,267 (USA) (17 February 2012)

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$42,070 (USA) (17 February 2012)
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Matthias Schoenaerts had to cultivate 27 kilograms of muscle mass to apply himself to the role of Jacky Vanmarsenille. See more »

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Narrator: No matter how long ago it was, there will always be someone to bring it all back. Because no matter what you do or think, one thing is for sure, you're always fucked now, tomorrow, next week or next year, until the end of time, fucked.
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exceptional movie
17 August 2011 | by (Belgium) – See all my reviews

I'm very critical, i almost never give out scores above 8. this movie is based on true events, superb performance of lead character; well done, in a realistic way such as only European movies can (as in contrast to American movies) whether you are from Belgium or not, its a good movie.

it depicts a look in the Belgian hormone mafia scene, around the the time when they murdered a federal veterinary inspector.

beware, there are shocking scenes in the movie. and i do mean shocking, not your everyday kind of scenes.

highly recommended.

especially if you understand dutch or have some knowledge of the Low Countries.


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