EN - The once unconditional friendship between police officers Vincke and Verstuyft hits a rough patch when they come up against a series of gruesome murders. Complicating matters even further, a survivor of the killer drives a wedge between them when Verstuyft falls for her charms. Meanwhile, the serial killer has a new victim in sight…

NL - De ooit onvoorwaardelijke vriendschap tussen commissarissen Vincke en Verstuyft gaat door diepe dalen als ze worden geconfronteerd met een reeks gruwelijke moorden. Ook een overlevend slachtoffer drijft een wig tussen de vrienden wanneer Verstuyft valt voor haar charmes. En ondertussen heeft de seriemoordenaar een nieuwe prooi in het vizier…


Title Control
Original title Het Tweede Gelaat
Original language Dutch
Status Completed
Production Majority Flemish
Category Features
Genre Police Thriller
Year 2017
World première / first public presentation 2017-10-19


Cast Koen De Bouw, Werner De Smedt, Greg Timmermans, Sofie Hoflack, Marcel Hensema, Hendrik Aerts
Photography Danny Elsen
Editing Philippe Ravoet
Sound Simone Galavazi
Art director Toon Mariën
Costume Tine Verbeurgt
Makeup Esther De Goey
Music Chrisnanne Wiegel, Joris Oonk

Technical specs

Running time film 122'
Release format DCP
Aspect ratio 2:35
Sound format Dolby Digital
Colour Colour
Available in 2D


Supported by Flanders Audiovisual Fund (VAF), Screen Flanders, Telenet, NL Filmfund, NL Production Incentive
Production partners Phanta Film (NL), Atlas Film (DE), één (BE), ZDF (DE)
Tax shelter partners SCIO Productions (BE)

Flanders Image unveils CONNeXT’s full film line-up

Flanders Image has unveiled the full line-up of features to be presented — either in full, as a work in progress or as a pitch — at the second outing of its invitation-only networking event CONNeXT (8-11 October). Among the titles is new work from established filmmakers, including Oscar®-nominated directors Stijn Coninx, Dominique Deruddere and Michaël R. Roskam, as well as projects from a number of exciting up-and-coming filmmakers.

CONNeXT 17At CONNeXT, festival curators, sales agents and buyers are offered a chance to get a glimpse of what is coming up in 2018 and beyond.

Published on Monday 4 September 2017

CONNeXT confirms the first 15

The initial 15 titles are confirmed for the second outing of Flemish invitation-only networking event CONNeXT (formerly NeXT). The event, whose slogan is ‘Connect to what’s new and who’s next’, will run over an intense and hospitable three-and-a-half days of networking, pitching, screenings and keynote talks due to be held in Ghent from 8-11 October.

CONNeXT 17The latest completed Flemish films - plus (new in 2017) a selection of TV series - will be screened, while a selection of projects at various stages from development to post-production will be pitched to top professionals, including sales agents from Europe and North America and programmers from festivals such as Berlin, Karlovy Vary, Tribeca, Toronto and SXSW.

Published on Friday 19 May 2017

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