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(2011)  Balthazar Paredes, former supertanker captain, is on his way up at Oil & Co. His idealistic daughter, Emma, is an MEP investigating an oil spill implicating the multinational giant. Divided by politics, yet united by love, father and daughter spend a doomed seaside weekend together.

Emma furiously flies herself home in a light aircraft...and dies when it crashes. Shattered, Balthazar takes up Emmaís investigation where she left off and discovers the worst. Not only is Oil & Co deeply involved in dumping nuclear waste at sea, but her death was no accident.

So Balthazar decides to blow the whistle on Oil & Co.ís criminal practices, kill its chief executive and then take his own life...

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Cast

  • Jean Francois Stevenin.......Balthazar Paredes
  • Peter Coyote........................Edward G. Drexler
  • Helena Noguerra......................Emma Caglione
  • Thierry Godard........................Greg van Kalck
  • Francois Caron...................Antoine Andreani
  • Sandrine Blancke...............Nathalie Andreani

Credits

  • Directed by..............Jean-Christophe Delpias
  • Written by...........Vincent Maillard and Jean-Christophe Delpias
  • Produced by................Agat Films & Cie/Arte
  • Cinematography by............Laurent Machuel

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Production Notes:

Filming took place in Luxembourg from November 16 - December 13, 2010. The political thriller is directed by Jean-Christophe Delpias. With the backdrop of the European Parliament and big business, the drama will follow the investigation of an officer of an oil company on the death of his ecologist daughter. She is found dead after the formation of an oil spill on the French coast caused by the sinking of an oil tanker. Peter plays the owner of the company and when it's discovered that he has been dumping Uranium and filthy oil into the ocean, revenge will be sought. The French telefilm will be aired on ARTE TV.

 

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