Michaël R. Roskam

Belgium 129 min Fiction


The young cattle farmer Jacky Vanmarsenille is approached by an unscrupulous veterinarian to make a shady deal with a notorious 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 unexpected tragic consequences. Bullhead is a crime drama set in the world of hormone smugglers where tough farmers intimidate and bribe for illegal but profitable cattle trade.


Michaël R. Roskam

Michaël R. Roskam was born in Belgium in 1972. When his passion led him to filmmaking, he was selected in 2005 to participate in the renomated script development program at Binger Lab, Amsterdam, NL. Roskam directed several short films, among which The One Thing To Do (2005), Carlo (2004) and Haun (2002); three shorts that were selected and awarded nationally and internationally.

Filmography: Bullhead (2011)

Michaël R. Roskam

Film information

Original Title: Rundskop
Director: Michaël R. Roskam
Script: Michaël R. Roskam
Contact: Celluloid Dreams
With: Matthias Schoenaerts, Jeroen Perceval, Jeanne Dandoy
Country: Belgium
Year: 2011
Format: Digital
Length: 129 min
Language: French/Flemish
Subtitles: Catalan and English
Edition: 2012