The Witness

Title The Hague Witness
Original title The Hague Witness
Year of production 2018
Country Switzerland, Macedonia, Ireland, Croatia
Scriptwriter Mitko Panov, Wladyslaw Pasikowski, David Riker
Director Mitko Panov
ScripTeast Edition 2007/8
Creative Advisors Peter Webber, Cedomir Kolar, Monty Helman
Head of Studies Christian Routh
Krzysztof Kieślowski ScripTeast Award / Special Mention YES
Producers/co-producers/ funding / Tipimages/Pirejfilm/Samson/Mainframe Production
Sales agent
Distributor Agora – CH
Festivals/ awards/ cinema results
Synopsis At the International Criminal Court in The Hague, Colonel Pantic is accused of crimes against humanity, but no one dares to testify against him. Vince Harrington, ambition driven officer of the court, decides to go to Ex-Yugoslavia in search of the only man able to confront the colonel, former General Nikola Radin.
The journey turns into a fierce manhunt as no one wants Radin to testify at The Hague. No one, except general Radin’s daughter…



Full Credits
Director Mitko Panov
Producers Francine Lisser, Gerard Monier, Jean-Luc
Ormiéres, David Collins, Marthina Nilland and Mitko Panov
Associate Producer Igor Nola
Screenwriters Mitko Panov, Wladyslaw Pasikowski and David Riker
Director of photographу Piotr Jaxa
Editors Dimitar Grbevski, Lazar Sekulovski, Atanas Georgievski – Faca
Production Design Owen Power
Location Sound Patrick Becker
Sound Designer Denis Séchaud
Music Composer Zoran Madzirov
Principal Cast Padraic Delaney, Bruno Ganz, Marhe Keller, Gary Whelan, Natasha Petrovic, Emir Hadzihafizbegovic, Velibor Topic
Link to the project – archive