The Verdict

The Verdict

by Jan Verheyen

Synopsis | Cast & Crew | Technical Information

When his wife’s murderer is released due to a procedural error, Luc Segers will do everything in his power to stop it from happening. He is going to take justice into his own hands and will then compete with the constitutional state which let him down.

Awards & Festivals

In competition at Chicago International Film Festival!
World Premiere and Best Director Award at Montreal World Film Festival!


Koen De Bouw: Luc Segers
Johan Leysen: Lawyer De Cock
Veerle Baetens: Lawyer Teugels
Jappe Claes: Attorney General Vanderbiest
Chris Lomme: Louise Puype
Jo De Meyere: Karel Puype
Viviane De Muyck: Judge Van Rillaer
Hendrik Aerts: Kenny De Groot
Joke Devynck: Ella De Graeve


Director & Screenplay: Jan Verheyen 
Line Producer: Nathalie Van Schelvergem 
Production Manager: Katrien Carton 
Director Of Photography: Frank Van Den Eeden 
Costume Design: Tine Verbeurgt 
Production Design: Johan Van Essche 
Composer: Steve Willaert 
Editor: Philippe Ravoet 
Mix Benoit Biral 
Co-Production Company: VTM
Producer: Peter Bouckaert
Production Company: Eyeworks Film & Tv Drama
Supported by: the Flemish Audiovisual Fund, Les Régions Wallonne et de Bruxelles-Capitale, The belgian tax shelter for film financing
Winner of the Silver Hugo Special Jury Prize at Chicago International Film Festival

Original Title: Het Vonnis / Digital Alexa / Colour / 110 minutes / Dutch with English subtitles / DCP & HDCAM available / Belgium 2013

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