The Forecaster

Director: 
Marcus Vetter & Karin Steinberger
Sound: 
Aljoscha Haupt
Editing: 
Marcus Vetter
Production: 
Marcus Vetter for Filmperspektive GmbH, Ulli Pfau for Eikon, Michael Heiks for TV Plus
C­FILMS AG Cinematography, Georg Zengerling
Country: 
Duration: 
94Min
Year of production: 
2014
Movies language: 
Subtitles language (s): 
Schedule: 
Tue, 22/03/2016 -
19:30 to 21:05
Location: 
Bozar
Synopsis: 

Martin Amstrong is a finance whiz. He created a system able to precisely predict economic turning points, which quickly became the subject of attention of highly influential groups of people. As he refuses to join a club who secretly wish to take over Russia, he is dragged into a tangled web of affairs that goes beyond one’s understands. Suddenly, he finds himself accused of a three billion Ponzi scheme and ends up in jail. Then begins a long and harsh battle against a corrupted system.

Bio Director: 

Marcus Vetter, born in 1967, graduated in Economics (1991) and Media Theory and Practice (1994). Since 1994 he has been working as a TV editor, producer and director at ARD/SWR in Baden­Baden and Stuttgart. His films have received attention at national and international film festivals and won numerous prizes, among which are 3 Adolf Grimme Awards ­ the German Oscar and the German Academy Award. Among his portfolio of films and documentations are The Tunnel (BRD 1999, 90min), My father the Turk (BRD 2006, 90 min), Heart of Jenin (BRD 2008, 90min), Hunger (BRD 2009, 90min), Cinema Jenin (BRD 2011, 90min) and The Court (BRD 2012, 90min).

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