Genre: Historical docu-drama Director/s: Lew Hohmann Cast: Friedrich von Thun, Tamara Maria Kler, Roman Weishaupt, Christiani Wetter Runtime: 52' Country/s: Liechtenstein Year: 2017 Writer/s: Lew Hohmann, Felix Seibert Producer/s: Jürgen Kindle Language/s: German Budget: $1m Official Website: Subtitles: English Festivals: Winner of the Golden Dolphin award for Best Docu-Drama at the 2016 Cannes Corporate Media & TV Awards


Can Liechtenstein maintain prosperity despite relaxation of banking secrecy and the withdrawal of billions of clients’ money or is it in danger of falling back into the poverty of past days?



This docu-drama will examine the establishment of Liechtenstein in 1699, its alliance with Napoleon, the threat of the annexation by Hitler as well as its transformation from peasant state to one of the richest countries in the world. It will also investigates its role in selling citizenship to Jews in the WWII, how the Princely family of Liechtenstein, owns €7 billion, what motivated the world’s first whistle blowers Klaus Lins and Heinrich Kieber to share sensitive customer data to foreign authorities and thus spark an international hunt for tax evaders, and how it is dealing with the relaxation of banking secrecy and the withdrawal of billions of client monies.