Film - New German TV Movies


Directed by Tom Lass


Director: Tom Lass
Section: New German TV Movies
Country: Germany
Year: 2023
Language: German
Version: Original version
Cast: Odine Johne, Julius Feldmeier, Kristin Suckow, Lea van Acken


An improv series about a group of idealists in the age of climate change and an uncertain future

Guests are always welcome in the household of lovers Heidi, Lukas, and Becky. There’s lots of sex, a lot of making out, and an occasional argument, which is usually resolved quickly. There’s talk of starting a family. But this happiness is short-lived when the landlord threatens to kick them out of their apartment and Heidi suddenly becomes seriously ill. During this maelstrom of events in an endless summer, the group is confronted head-on by an unbending social reality and risks succumbing to radicalism.

The screening will include the first four episodes of the series.

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Meet the director


Tom Lass

Tom Lass was born in Munich in 1983. He did not attend a university. Instead, in 1999, at the age of fifteen, he was hired as an actor for the first time. Since 2005 he has also worked behind the camera as a production assistant and driver, and later as a unit and location manager and ultimately first assistant director. Lass and his brother Jakob founded Lass Bros Filmproduktion in 2006. In 2011, Tom Lass made his first improvised low-budget feature film, PAPA GOLD, which was nominated for the Max-Ophüls-Preis and the First Steps Award and received the German Film Critics Association Award at Achtung Berlin. His second feature film, KAPTN OSKAR (2011), took the top award at the Oldenburg Film Festival. His third feature film, BLIND & UGLY, premiered at FILMFEST MÜNCHEN in 2017.


Screenplay: Tom Lass, Lia von Blarer
Director of Photography: Carmen Treichl, Johannes Louis, Jieun Yi, Lotta Kilian, Marvin Kipke
Film Editor: Till Ufer
Production Designer: Fanny Welz
Costume Design: Sabin Gröflin
Sound: Joscha Eikel, Simon Peter, Simon Konrad-Vayner, Johannes Kunz
Sound design: Johannes Kunz, Christoph Walter
Make-up artist: Zela Maria Sanchez
Casting director: Ulrike Müller
Producer: Matthias Bazyli, Leif Alexis, Linda Kirmse, Tom Lass
Production Company: Anderthalb Medienproduktion GmbH
Editor: Carolin Haasis, Christoph Pellander
TV channel: ARD Degeto