The Verdict (2013)
aka Het Vonnis First screened in October 2013
Director: Jan Verheyen. Cast: Koen De Bouw, Johan Leysen, Hendrik Aerts, Jo De Meyere, Chris Lomme, Veerle Baetens. Screenplay: Jan Verheyen. Twitter Capsule:
Gripping premise and opening undone by multiple failures of direction: padded scenes, arbitrary shots, botched ending.
Pure narrative machinerywhich doesn't take away from the strongest passages, but as cinema, they're not news.