The Prosecutor, the Defender, the Father and His Son Feature film, 2016, 98 min.

The Hague, the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia: an ambitious prosecutor and lawyer face each other in the trial of Milorad Krstic, who is accused of war crimes as a commander in the Bosnian war. Convinced of Krstic's guilt, public prosecutor Catherine Legrange raises a young man as a witness, who claims to have been abandoned by his parents as a child and to have been one of Krstic's soldiers. Defender Mikhail Finn examines the story of the witness to verify the reliability of the statement, and encounters the young man's family.

selections & won prizes

EE - Tallinn Film Festival PÖFF
BG - Sofia International Film Festival

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Co-production company

  1.  Phanta Film
    +3120 626 0255


    Petra Goedings
    25 awards  NL - NFF Golden Film (100,000 visitors feature film)  NL - Netherlands Film Festival Golden Calf  IT -  Venice International Film Festival Golden Lion  IT -  Venice International Film Festival selection

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