Raw and deeply moving street drama about the bond between a fourteen-year-old drug runner in Antwerp and one of his regular customers, a successful actor.

Please note that this film is in Dutch, without subtitles
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Fourteen-year-old Johnny lives in a home for young people that deal with difficult family situations, but he lives on the streets of Antwerp. There, he sells drugs for an older dealer. Antony, a successful and famous actor, becomes a regular customer. A bond develops between the two, and they both decide to turn around their lives. But is Antony the lifeline that Johnny thinks he is?

DEALER is the debut feature film of Flemish actor and filmmaker Jeroen Perceval, best known for his role in RUNDSKOP (2011). DEALER was the big winner at this year’s Ensors, Flanders’ most important film awards. The film won no fewer than nine awards, including those for best film, best director, and best screenplay.

Jeroen Perceval, Belgium, 2021, 105 min. Dutch spoken, without subtitles. With Veerle Baetens, Sverre Rous, Ben Segers, Bart Hollanders.