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862 Ratings



Directed by Michaël R. Roskam
Belgium, Netherlands, 2011
Crime, Thriller


Cattle farmer Jacky constantly pumped on steroids and hormones, initiates a deal with a 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.

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Bullhead Directed by Michaël R. Roskam

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

2012 | Nominee: Best Foreign Language Film of the Year

César Awards

2013 | Nominee: Best Foreign Film

Critics reviews

The thriller aspects of Bullhead are effective as well as interesting: it’s a whole sub-culture underworld never seen in film before that I’m aware of. But it’s what’s going on with Jacky – emotionally, physically – that really matters. It’s the only thing that matters. When the film shows what happened to him as a child, everything already seen in the film needs to be re-evaluated. In an instant, he becomes a toweringly tragic figure.
August 09, 2016
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