A FORGOTTEN MAN (2023)
Drama | Language: German, English, French | Subtitles: English
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In the spring of 1945 as Nazi Germany collapses, Swiss ambassador Heinrich Zwygart flees bombed-out Berlin after serving eight years in the capital of the Reich. This is the end of a dreadful mandate, during which he had to make fatal compromises to preserve the neutrality and security of his country. For Switzerland to end on the winning side after the war, someone will have to pay. Haunted by his past, struggling to secure a future, but driven by his ambition Zwygart feels the trap closing in on him. He made it through the war, but will he survive peace?
CAST & CREW
Cast - Michael Neuenschwander, Manuela Biedermann, Clea Eden, Yann Philipona, Sabine Timoteo
Director - Laurent Nègre
Screenplay - Laurent Nègre
Cinematographer - Diego Dussuel
Producers - Dan Wechsler, Andreas Roald
Co-producers - Jamal Zeinal-Zade, Giorgio D’Imperio, Michael Graf
ABOUT THE DIRECTOR
Born in Geneva, Switzerland, Laurent Nègre studied cinema at HEAD-Genève. He is the screenwriter and director of several feature films including the award-winning drama Fragile, fast paced action comedy Operation Casablanca, and Confusion, a political satire in the form of a mockumentary.