UNDERWEARLIES
Film - New German Cinema Filmfest 2016

UNDERWEARLIES

Directed by Klaus Lemke

Info

Director: Klaus Lemke
Section: New German Cinema
Country: Germany
Year: 2016
PT: UNTERWÄSCHELÜGEN
OT: UNTERWÄSCHELÜGEN
Language: German
Version: Original version with English subtitles
Cast: Henning Gronkowski, Mela Feigenbaum, Leila Lowfire, Marco Barotti, Raffael Betzler
18+

Logline

UNDERWEARLIES

Sleep-walking goddess, champagne for the eyes, poison for the rest. Meets the last great lover north of the Alps. Woman is the only prey that stalks its hunter.

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Meet the director

UNDERWEARLIES

Klaus Lemke

Klaus Lemke was born in Landsberg on the Warthe 1940 and grew up in Düsseldorf, working as a steet paver, among other jobs. He studied art history and philosophy, dropping out after six semesters. He worked as assistant director in Munich in the 1960s, wrote film criticism and shot short films, earning a reputation as the King of Schwabing. He shot his first feature film 48 HOURS TO ACAPULCO. His first TV movie for WDR was a scandal: BRANDSTIFTER dealt with the first arson attempts by the Baader Meinhof Gang. Lemke shot guerilla-style, without a script and with lay actors he cast off the street, some of whom became stars, such as Cleo Kretschmer and Wolfgang Fierek, who won a Grimme prize for AMORE (1977/1978. Motorcycle gang film ROCKER (1972) became a cult hit. FILMFEST MÜNCHEN honored Klaus Lemke with a retrospective of his Hamburg films in 2014.

Credits

Screenplay: Klaus Lemke
Director of Photography: Paulo da Silva
Film Editor: Florian Kohlert
Composer: Jonas Imbery, Malakoff Kowalski, DJ Hell
Sound: Paulo da Silva
Producer: Klaus Lemke
Production Company: Klaus Lemke Filmproduktion
Co-Producer: Stefanie von Heydwolff
Co-Production Company: Zweites Deutsches Fernsehen (ZDF)