The Cyclotron

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Synopsis:

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The Cyclotron is a thriller that takes place at the end of the Second World War. Simone, a spy working for the Allies, is entrusted with the mission to find and execute Emil, a scrupulous Berlin scientist who discovered before the Americans the way to build an atomic bomb, and is fleeing with his secret. Simone finds him on a night train speeding towards Switzerland. German soldiers, led by König, a German scientist, who want to arrest Emil and make him talk before he leaves the country, are also chasing him. Things get complicated when memories of love and quantum mechanics get intertwined in the pursuit.

Genre: 108 MadCap,Sci-Fi,Thriller

Cast: Paul Ahmarani; Lucille Fluet; Mark Antony Krupa; Manuel Sinor; Olivier Barrette; Benoit Mauffette

Crew: Olivier Asselin

Year of production: 2016

Running time: 95 Minutes

Festivals, Awards & Press:

 

Without concessions, and with the desire to raise the bar for Quebec cinema, The Cyclotron is a work of resistance that opposes complexity and intelligence to the ease of formulas.
– Le Devoir

 

This beautiful UFO is an intense espionage film in black and white.
– Voir

 

One of the greatest endings in Canadian movie history. A smarter, more thrilling cinematic ride would be hard to imagine.
– Whistler Film Festival