A leak in paradise

The investigative character driven story of Rudolf Elmer, a Swiss whistleblower banker who defied secrecy when revealing to newborn WikiLeaks, the seedy secrets of a Cayman Islands bank. After being tailed, harassed and jailed, the banker plunges us into the world of offshore banking, worth 21K billion dollars, whose driving role in tax evasion and finance deregulation weakens democracy and destroys social contract.

David Leloup, Belgium, 2015, HDV, Format diffusion : 1.33 (SD), 1.77 (HDV 16:9), 76 Minutes

The investigative character driven story of Rudolf Elmer, a Swiss whistleblower banker who defied secrecy when revealing to newborn WikiLeaks, the seedy secrets of a Cayman Islands bank. After being tailed, harassed and jailed, the banker plunges us into the world of offshore banking, worth 21K billion dollars, whose driving role in tax evasion and finance deregulation weakens our democracies and destroys the social contract.

Directed by: David Leloup
Screenplay: David Leloup
Photography: David Leloup, Jean-Philippe Rouxel, Pierre holland, Patrice Michaux, François Schmitt, Yves Lespagnard, Gilles Remiche, Claudia Bachmann, Stéphane Rossi, Guillaume Foresti
Sound: David Alamouti,Simon Graf, Simon Manetsh, Corentin Vinçon
Image editing: Marie-Hélène Mora & Luc Plantier
Sound editing: Thomas Résimont
Mixing: Thomas Résimont
Languages: FR, EN, DE
Subtitles: FR, EN, NL
Available formats: Beta Digital, Digital, DVD, Blu-Ray
With: David Leloup & Chris Brooker
Production: Domino Production, Sophimages & Now Future
Coproduction: Wallonie image production
Festival promotion: WIP - info@wip.be
Sales (interlational distribution): Thierry Detaille - ventes.cbawip.sales@gmail.com 

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Environment & Ecology, History, Observational film, Citizenship, Society, Human rights, Economy, Portrait, Finance, 2015, Suisse