EN - Once upon a time John Beckers was Flanders' favourite TV celebrity. In his heyday, he ruled the small screen and the audience absolutely adored him. His heavy addiction to drinking and gambling led him down a dark path, however, causing John to lose almost everything he had worked so hard for. Popularity, friends and success disappeared faster than they had come. Over Water tells the story of Beckers, who is given a final chance by his wife and two kids to get his life back on track again and regain their trust. After his umpteenth stay in rehab, he joins his father-in-law’s company with renewed courage and starts working for the port. It’s a process of ups and downs, until the day comes when he has the port start working for him. Over Water illustrates how a (former) addict can make the wrong choices with the right intentions. And how, along the way, a newbie can become a lynchpin in the most lucrative but also by far the most dangerous dealings on the Antwerp docks.

Info

Title Over Water
Original title Over Water
Original language Dutch
Status In post-production
Production Majority Flemish
Category TV series
Genre Character-driven drama series with a crime plot
Year 2019

Credits

Cast Tom Dewispelaere, Natali Broods, Kevin Janssens, Tom Van Dyck, Jeroen Perceval, Evgenia Brendes, Ruth Becquart, Ramsey Nasr, Jef Hellemans, Violet Braeckman, Herman Gilis
Photography Björn Charpentier

Technical specs

Running time series 10 x 45'
Colour Colour
Available in 2D

Partners

Supported by Flanders Audiovisual Fund (VAF)
Production partners Eén
Tax shelter partners Belga Films Fund

Festivals

2018: Film Fest Gent - Serial Madness (BE)

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Last edited by Panenka on 28 May 2018

Short info

Director Norman Bates
Producers Tom Lenaerts, Kato Maes
Writers Tom Lenaerts, Paul Baeten Gronda
Contact

Panenka
Kato Maes
Mechelsesteenweg 271
2018 Antwerp
Belgium
T +32 475 755 040
T +32 478 886 073
annemie.van.hove@panenka.tv
panenka.tv

Sales

ZDF Enterprises GmbH
Susanne Frank
Erich-Dombrowski-Str. 1
55127 Mainz
Germany
susanne.frank@zdf-enterprises.de
zdf-enterprises.de

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