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THE FORECASTER

Marcus Vetter
DE 2014    59' 94'
⚬ Economy ⚬ Current Affairs & Politics 

Synopsis

The story of finance whiz Martin Armstrong reads like a movie script: a man designs a model that can predict the future. He calculates developments in the world economy with eerie accuracy and even the outbreak of wars. Until the FBI is on his doorstep and he is sent to prison. A free man again, he shares his views on the financial crisis and offers his solutions to governments.

Credits

Director

Marcus Vetter

Co-Director

Karin Steinberger

Producers

Ulli Pfau, Marcus Vetter, Michael Heiks

Production Company

Filmperspektive GmbH

Co-Production Companies

Eikon, TV Plus

Cinematography

Georg Zengerling

Editor

Marcus Vetter

Music

Sven Kaiser

Sound

Aljoscha Haupt

Art Director

Michele Gentile

Festivals

IDFA 2014

Thessaloniki IDF 2014

Seattle IFF 2015 

Zagreb Dox 2015

Docville 2015

Guanajuato IFF 2015

Film Details

Runtime 59' 94'
Spoken Languages English
Production Countries Germany

Biography

Marcus Vetter (born 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 Baden-Baden and Stuttgart. His films have received attention at national and international filmfestivals 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 (1999), MY FATHER THE TURK (2006), HEART OF JENIN (2008), HUNGER (2009), CINEMA JENIN (2011) and THE COURT (2012).

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