Film - New German Cinema Filmfest 2017


Directed by Jan Henrik Stahlberg


Director: Jan Henrik Stahlberg
Section: New German Cinema
Country: Germany
Year: 2017
Language: German
Version: Original version with English subtitles
Cast: Jan Henrik Stahlberg, Franz Rogowski, Susanne Bredehöft, Thomas Bading, Jan Pohl



Rocky is a 50 year old loner, whose days as a ladies man only exist in his memories. Then Thorben appears and Rocky faces a new challenge. The young man claims to be Rocky's son and asks his father for help. Thorben wants to learn how to get women. The completely overwhelmed and useless father and the ignorant son make their way to get laid – and fail.

Meet the director


Jan Henrik Stahlberg

Jan Henrik Stahlberg is an actor, writer and director. He has acted in over 50 theatrical and TV movies. QUIET AS A MOUSE, which he wrote and acted the lead in, screened at Berlin, was nominated for the German Film Prize and won four Max Ophüls Prizes. Next came BYE BYE BERLUSCONI (Berlin 2006) and SHORT CUT TO HOLLYWOOD (Berlin 2009). He developed the script to BAD BUGS with Wolfram Fleischhauer, directed and played one of the leads.


Screenplay: Jan Henrik Stahlberg, Wolfram Fleischhauer
Director of Photography: Ferhat Yunus Topraklar
Film Editor: Sarah Clara Weber
Composer: Rainer Oleak
Production Designer: Nora Lynn Kommer
Costume Design: Sarah Christine Reuleke
Sound: Manuel Vogt, Stefan Bruns
Producer: Saralisa Volm, Patrick Volm Dettenbach
Production Company: Poison GmbH & Co. Film KG
Co-Producer: Wolfram Fleischhauer, Jan Henrik Stahlberg, Christian Kröhl
Co-Production Company: Tonbüro GmbH, Story House Productions GmbH
Distributor: Alamode Filmdistribution oHG