MANIPULATION

By Pascal VERDOSCI

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Thriller - Completed 2011


    • Year of production
    • 2011
    • Genres
    • Thriller
    • Countries
    • SWITZERLAND
    • Languages
    • GERMAN
    • Budget
    • 3 - 5 M$
    • Duration
    • 90 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Pascal VERDOSCI
    • Writer(s)
    • Alex MARTIN, Marion REICHERT
    • Producer(s)
    • Alex MARTIN (Sunvision), Philipp RAPOLD (Filmfonds)
    • Synopsis
    • 1956: The time of the Cold War. The Swiss national security monitors ten percent of its own citizens. As a compromising photograph exposes the Swiss star reporter Werner Eiselin as a Soviet spy, he is unable to withstand the pressure and he commits suicide in the interrogation room. Special agent Urs Rappold (Klaus-Maria Brandauer) from the counter-espionage department is plagued by doubt: Were the photographs really genuine? And why did the influential PR advisor, Dr. Harry Wind (Sebastian Koch), even have the photographs made? In a merciless cat and mouse game with Dr. Wind as a manipulative storyteller, Rappold realises that he himself is part of a conspiracy…
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