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GAP IN THE LAW

by Christof Schertenleib

synopsis

Lisa Zürcher’s first case as a young attorney deals with cannabis and drugs, ambiguous laws and arbitrariness on the part of officials. Within a short time she finds herself up against the entire force of the state authorities in Fribourg. Both sides battle with tricks and subterfuge, using any and all means to win.

international title: GAP IN THE LAW
original title: LÜCKEN IM GESETZ
country: Switzerland
year: 2004
genre: fiction
directed by: Christof Schertenleib
film run: 90'
screenplay: Christof Schertenleib, Felix Benesch
cast: Doro Müggler, Martin Rapold, Nicolas Rosat, Peter Arens, Max Gertsch, Esther Gemsch, Gilles Tschudi
cinematography by: Hansueli Schenkel
film editing: Christian Iseli
art director: Doris Berger
costumes designer: Sybille Welti
producer: Rolf Schmid
production: Fama Film, SRF - Schweizer Radio und Fernsehen
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