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82 min.
Year of Production:
Godehard Giese
Adeline Moreau
Bettina Grahs
Fabien Ara
Production Company:
Ester Reglin Film
Berlinale Section:
Perspektive deutsches Kino

Teacher Antek Liebmann leaves his life in Germany behind and rents a place in summery northern France. He learns from his landlord that a murderer is striking terror in the surrounding woods. Following a dark premonition, Antek is drawn into the undergrowth on one of his walks where he makes a dangerous discovery. He befriends his attractive neighbour Geneviève and the cheery Sébastien. No one realises that Antek has left behind a terrible secret in his own country. Only the discovery of a mysterious property to which Geneviève takes him and the possibility of a new romantic relationship present Antek with a way out of the darkness. But before he can begin a new life he must confront the ghosts of his past, conjure them up and exorcise them. The storytelling is like the feathers of a peacock, oscillating between unobtrusive glimmering and striking iridescence. And so gentle summer days slide into night-time terrors or vanish in short flights of fancy into parallel worlds.

BIOGRAFIE Jules Herrmann

Born in Saarbrücken, Germany in 1970, she studied business in Saarbrücken and Dublin from 1990 to 1995 and then taught English in Taiwan. Between 1996 and 1999 she worked as a production manager and DJ before studying film directing at the Film University Babelsberg Konrad Wolf. Since graduating in 2005 she has been a story consultant and editor for projects including DIE GESCHICHTE VOM ASTRONAUTEN directed by Godehard Giese.

FILMOGRAFIE Jules Herrmann (selection)

2016 Liebmann  2009 Seoul Lost and Found  2006 Auszeit  2004 DNS Heroes  2002 Skywalker  2001 Der unsichtbare Mitbewohner 

Interview with Jules Herrmann

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