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The Witness

    • Director

      Mitko Panov

    • Credits

      Francine Lusser,
      Gérard Monier,
      Jean-Luc Ormieres,
      David Collins,
      Martina Niland

      Piotr Jaxa

    • Principal Cast

      Pádraic Delaney,
      Bruno Ganz,
      Gary Whelan,
      Marthe Keller

  • Category


A junior officer at the Hague Tribunal of Justice, Vince is young and ambitious. Nikola Radin (“the General”) was a highranking officer in the Yugoslav Army. When the wars in Socialist Yugoslavia started, he resigned his post and disappeared into his remote ancestral homeland.

Vince believes the only way to convict war criminal Colonel Pantic is to find the General and get his testimony. But this mission will put both their lives at risk.

Notes courtesy of Screen Ireland

113 minutes, Switzerland, Republic of North Macedonia, Ireland, 2015, Colour

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