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ANGELS GONE

by Julius Ševčík

synopsis

It is 1931, the pre-war in Europe, the economy is in crisis and society struggling in chaos. A young ambitious lawyer Justus Wehner gets his first big case - the defence attorney for brutal serial killer Peter Kurten. Wehner is certain that Kurten suffers from a serious mental disorder and to prove this, he decides to sink deep into Kurten's past motivations and psyche. Suddenly Kurten's beloved wife Marie arrives who still doesn't believe her husband could be a violent murderer. Kurten and Marie slowly begin to manipulate Wehner into participating in a final crime. Wehner will have to fight for victory in a difficult case and for his own soul.

international title: Angels Gone
original title: Normal
country: Czech Republic, North Macedonia
year: 2009
genre: fiction
directed by: Julius Ševčík
film run: 95'
release date: CZ 26/03/2009
screenplay: Julius Ševčík
cast: Pavel Gajdoš, Dagmar Havlová, Milan Kňažko
cinematography by: Antonio Riestra
film editing: Marek Opatrný
art director: Antonín M.S.
costumes designer: Ivana Axmanová
music: Jan P. Muchow, Goran Trajkoski
producer: Karla Stojáková
production: Axman Production, Svet Filma, La Plage
backing: Czech State Fund for the Support and Development of Czech Cinematography
distributor: Bontonfilm
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