Jacky comes from a prominent family of cattle farmers in the south of the Limburg. He is 33 and seems withdrawn and unpredictable, sometimes violent He is approached by an unscrupulous veterinarian who helps him become an expert of the hormone mob business. Jacky is about to make a shady deal with a notorious West-Flemish beef trader De Kuyper, 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 far-reaching consequences.
Michaël R. Roskam (b. 1972, Sint-Truiden, Belgium) studied painting at Brussels St Lukas Academy of Fine Arts. His passion led to filmmaking. He got masters degree in screenwriting and development from the Binger Film Institute in Amsterdam. He filmed three shorts: "Haun" (2002), "Carlo" (2004) and "The One Thing to Do" (2005), and teaches at the St Lukas Film School in Brussels. "Bullhead" is his first feature film.
Selected filmography: "Haun" (2002, short), "Carlo" (2004, short), "The One Thing to Do" (2005, short), "Bullhead" (2011, "Kino pavasaris").
- Year: 2011
- Country: Belgium
- Runtime: 123 min.
- Director: Michaël R. Roskam
- Screenwriter: Michael R. Roskam
- Actors: Matthias Schoenaerts, Jeroen Perceval, Jeanne Dandoy, Barbara Sarafian, Tibo Vandenborre, Frank Lammers
- Producer: Bart Van Langendonck
- Cinematographer: Nicolas Karakatsanis
- Company: Celluloid Dreams / Ramonda Paris
- Dialogs: Dutch
- Subtitles: Lithuanian, English
- Classification: N-16
- IMDB rating: 7.3