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159 Ratings

Genealogies of a Crime

Généalogies d'un crime

Directed by Raúl Ruiz
France, 1997
Crime, Thriller, Mystery


“I’ll be you and you be me.” A lawyer famous for losing hopeless cases agrees to defend a young man accused of murdering his wealthy aunt…only to have their identities start to blur. Meanwhile, a group of sinister psychologists circle around them.

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Genealogies of a Crime
Directed by Raúl Ruiz

Awards & Festivals

Berlin International Film Festival

1997 | Golden Berlin Bear

1997 | 2 wins including: Outstanding Artistic Contribution (Competition)

International Film Festival Rotterdam


San Francisco International Film Festival


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