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A middle-aged man diligently and discreetly carries out a job transcribing private telephone calls – until one seems to end in murder.

Duval is the perfect employee – thoughtful, persistent, efficient and committed to his work. But after a drink-fuelled breakdown, the middle-aged loner finds jobs hard to come by. When a mysterious businessman offers him a well-paid position within his ‘security’ firm, Duval can’t refuse. He turns a blind eye to his new boss’s eccentricities and the possible illegal nature of his work as he transcribes a series of taped private telephone calls. But when one of them results in murder, Duval can no longer stay quiet, unaware that his mundane existence is about to be turned upside down. What unravels is a deadly conspiracy that leads all the way up to the upper echelons of French government. SCRIBE is deftly handled by debut director Thomas Kruithof and the film pays homage to the classic paranoid political thrillers of the 1970s, while staying relevant to the spirit of these volatile times.


Please note

Please note: Since the festival programme went to print this film has now been classified by the BBFC as 15.

This screening does not include any adverts or trailers, with the film beginning just after the advertised start time of 8:30pm, preceded by a brief introduction.

Doors to the screening room will open around 10 minutes before the performance starts.

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