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Polar Star Films
Rosselló 320, Local 1
08025 Barcelona, Spain
+34 93 200 47 77

Falciani's Tax Bomb - The Man Behind Swiss Leaks

Director: Ben Lewis
90/52 min, HD, 2015 in distribution

This feature documentary film explores the controversy over banking privacy and tax evasion brought to light by the data theft from HSBC by banker Hervé Falciani. Direct access to Hervé Falciani, Interviews with key players across Europe and America and playful animation chart the complete story of a banking scandal on a scale never seen before.

This film is a Gebrueder Beetz Filmproduktion (Berlin) and a Polar Star Films production, in co-production with SWR/ARD (in cooperation with Arte, Germany), TVE, TVC, RTS and SRF, in collaboration with DR, SVT, YLE, supported by NRW, Creative Europe - Media and ICEC (Spain).

Key crew

Executive Producers: Carles Brugueras, Christian Beetz
Producer: Bettina Walter
Editor: Barbara Toennieshen
Director of Photography: Gerardo Milsztein
Music: Paul Eisenach

Festivals & Awards

Worldwide premiere at Dokfest Munich 2015. 07-17 May 2015
Opening film DocsBarcelona 2015. 25-31 May 2015
Sheffield Doc/Fest 2015. 8th June 2015
DocsBarcelona+Medellín 2015 (Colombia). 23-30 July 2015
Vukovar Film Festival (Croatia) – In competition. 24-29 August 2015
Barbican. 10-20 September 2015
Milano Film Festival. 10-20 September 2015