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VERSO

by Xavier Ruiz

synopsis

The story of three destinies, all of which are connected: Alex, the policeman; Victor, the former policeman and convict; and Lou, an adolescent. Absorbed by his work, Alex has a difficult relationship with his ex-wife and daughter, Lou. After his childhood friend and team mate, Victor, is released from jail, Alex’s past catches up with him and he fears Victor’s revenge. After his release Victor works as an accomplice for Ceku, the head of the local mafia. Alex decides to shadow him and quickly finds himself at a dead end.

original title: Verso
country: Switzerland, Luxembourg, Belgium
year: 2009
genre: fiction
directed by: Xavier Ruiz
film run: 105'
screenplay: Nicholas Cuthbert, Xavier Ruiz
cast: Laurent Lucas, Carlos Leal, Chloé Coulloud, Nicole Max, Délphine Chanéac, Andres Andrekson, Isabelle Caillat, Arben Bajraktaraj, Hervé Sogne, David Valere, Barthélémy Grossmann, Raphaël Tschudi
cinematography by: Greg Pedat
film editing: Jean-Paul Cardinaux
costumes designer: Nicole Ferrari
music: Tom Bimmermann
producer: Xavier Ruiz, Donato Rotunno
production: Tarantula Suisse, Tarantula Luxembourg, RTS - Radio Télévision Suisse, Tarantula Belgique, Teleclub AG
distributor: Elite Film AG
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