Bullhead is a harrowing tale of revenge, redemption and fate. Domineering cattle farmer Jacky Vanmarsenille (Rust and Bone's Matthias Schoenaerts in a ferocious breakout performance), constantly pumped on steroids and hormones, initiates a shady deal with a notorious mafioso meat trader. When an investigating federal agent is assassinated and a woman from his traumatic past resurfaces, Jacky must confront his demons and face the far-reaching consequences of his decisions. Acclaimed at festivals worldwide the award-winning Bullhead is visceral saga bursting with rage... that TwitchFilm calls a tremendous accomplishment... one of the most original crime films in recent memory. [show more]
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A hormone-addicted cattle farmer becomes drawn into the murky world of Belgium's illegal beef trade in this award-winning noir-ish debut from director Michael R. Roskam. Haunted by a disturbing incident from his past, Flemish farmer Jacky Vanmarsenille (Matthias Schoenaerts) is addicted to the illegal hormones he regularly feeds to his cattle. Bull-like in appearance, his unpredictable, violent presence soon comes to the attention of mobsters involved in what is known locally as the 'hormone mafia'. But after being coerced into dealing with a shady meat trader, Jacky's life spirals out of control as the murder of a policeman and the re-appearance of a woman from his past conspire to threaten his future.
A steroid-fueled cattle farmer finds that his decision to do business with the Belgian cattle-hormone mafia could have potentially deadly consequences in this brooding Belgian crime drama that was nominated for Best Foreign Language Film at the 2012 Academy Awards. Jacky Vanmarsenille (Matthias Schoenaerts) makes the biggest mistake of his life when he goes into business with a nefarious meat trader with mob ties. After hearing that a federal agent was murdered while investigating the underworld meat trade and crossing paths with a woman he thought he would never see again, Jacky realizes that his only hope is to delve headlong back into his harrowing past. First-time feature filmmaker Michael R. Roskam directed from his own script.