Dode Hoek (Blind Spot)

Over the weekend I went to the movie theatre to see “Dode Hoek” by Nabil Ben Yadir featuring Peter Van den Begin, Soufiane Chilah, and Jan Decleir.

Dode Hoek (Blind Spot) is the story of Jan Verbeeck, the uncompromising commissioner of the Antwerp drug squad. Known as Mr. Zero Tolerance, he is hugely popular with the people and the media. The country is thrown into commotion when he announces that he is leaving the police force just before the elections to join the extreme right party, VPV. On his last day as a policeman, he leads an investigation that takes him to Charleroi where a raid on a drug lab sets in motion a series of unforeseeable and fatal events.

Must say I was impressed by the movie. Thrilling (and highly relevant) plot, good acting, nice camerawork, proper sound design, … — well worth your time!

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