Release date:May 1, 2009
Starring:Johannes Krisch, Irina Potapenko
Desperate to escape their dismal lives in the city, Alex plans a robbery at a bank in the countryside. In a cascading set of events, the slam-dunk theft at the faraway bank goes awry. Alex is forced to hide out at his grandfather's farm as the plot takes a tortuous and unexpected turn. With meticulous, elegant direction, Spielmann creates a tense, existential, and surprising portrait of vengeance and redemption. "Revanche" was a 2009 Academy Award nominee for Best Foreign Language Film.