Eén (VRT) and the COMPANY get together for the year 1985, is an ambitious fiction series about the Gang of Nivelles. For the first time, the two public service broadcasting organisations, of our country, together with a fictieproject, a black page in our common history. In 1985, it is based on true facts and set in the tumultuous 80’s, when the Gang of Nivelles, plenty of terror and chaos. The series follows three young adults, who are going to find ourselves in the eye of the storm, at that time, Belgium was in upside down when the gang of brazen robberies committed, and the tensions between the researchers, and prevent the case to solve the problem.
The preparations for the series are under construction. 1985, it will have to be made by a mixed Flemish-and French-speaking crew, the cast will be off in both Flanders and Wallonia are to come. It is the story of the Gang Of Nivelles, the tensions within the federal police, and the many events in our country’s system back in the 80s, in the collective memory of both communities will be engraved. The project, which is an organic and authentic, the first co-production between public service broadcasters, VRT and RTBF, developed from the themes of the series.
Olivier, Goris, network manager First, “The period of time that the Gang of Nivelles was, it was very difficult for Belgium as a whole. This series is not only the story of the band, but also the spirit of the turbulent ‘ 80s. Maybe it’s a strong fiction series, it is the best way to do that is a crucial time for our country to return to, to set up, and easier to understand. We are very happy that we are together with the COMPANY, and in a first fiction collaboration. TELEVISION is, of course, is the best partner for this is the common story of a dark chapter in our history.”