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Penalty of Justice (2013)

Life is wonderful until one day the sportsman is brutalized, falling a victim to a corrupt criminal justice system. Not giving up, he seeks justice at the European Court of Human Rights.

Director:

Vyacheslav Bihun (as Slavik Bihun)

Writer:

Vyacheslav Bihun (as Slavik Bihun)
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Credited cast:
Bohdan Savitskyy Bohdan Savitskyy ... Self - Applicant to the European Court of Human Rights
Roman Kotyk Roman Kotyk ... Self - Applicant's Representative at the European Court of Human Rights
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Tetyana Zhuravel Tetyana Zhuravel ... Self
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At first, Bohdan is a notable young man, leading a happy life. He is a sportsman, a goalie on the local soccer team, has a charming wife and a wonderful son. The life flows in full colors for him until he falls in a trap of fate, getting into the hands of a corrupt criminal system. He is brutalized by police and denied justice for years. He even thinks of committing a suicide after his wife leaves him and he has no means for living. Still, his will to live prevails. He fights till the end encouraged by his father and a good lawyer, bringing his case to the European Court of Human Rights. Written by Anonymous

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Film director Slavik Bihun previously worked as a Registry lawyer at the European Court of Human Rights which considered the case of Savitskyy v. Ukraine, the source of the story. See more »

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Release Date:

18 December 2013 (Ukraine) See more »

Also Known As:

Penalti pravosuddya See more »

Filming Locations:

Vinnytsia, Ukraine

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