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THE PROSECUTOR, THE DEFENDER, THE FATHER AND HIS SON

by Iglika Triffonova

synopsis

The Hague, The International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia: Two ambitious lawyers face each other in the trial of Milorad Krstić, who’s accused of committing war crimes as a commander in the Bosnian war. The defender, Mikhail Finn, has managed to refute all the accusations against his client. Convinced of Krstic´s guilt, Catherine Lagrange, the prosecutor, summons a young man with incriminating evidence against Krstić. He claims to have been abandoned by his parents as a child and to have been one of Krstić’s soldiers. Defender Finn starts to investigate in order to verify the witness’ testimony – and soon encounters the young man’s family. Inspired by a true story.

international title: The Prosecutor, the Defender, the Father and his Son
original title: The Prosecutor, the Defender, the Father and his Son
country: Bulgaria, Sweden, Netherlands
sales agent: EastWest Filmdistribution GmbH
year: 2015
genre: fiction
directed by: Iglika Triffonova
film run: 102'
screenplay: Iglika Triffonova
cast: Romane Bohringer, Samuel Fröler, Nermina Lukac, Igor Skvarica
cinematography by: Rali Raltschev
film editing: Toma Waszarow
art director: Hubert Pouille
producer: Rossitsa Valkanova, Petra Goedings, Ulf Synnerholm
production: Klas Films/ Phanta Vision, Phanta Vision Film international, FilmLance International AB

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main awards/selection

Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival 2015 
Cottbus Film Festival 2016 
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