Filmfest 2014

German Age Rating

Georg Sahl, one of Germany's last mainstream newspaper tycoons, is urged by Frankfurt's mayor to accept the ruling party's offer of becoming Germany's president (a ceremonial office). His wife Franziska, a successful divorce lawyer in Frankfurt, is not at all pleased by the idea of playing the role of 'First Lady'. And Georg's young mistress Nina, a trainee at his newspaper, realizes how that will affect their relationship. Georg is invited to a TV talk show in Hamburg. Nina follows him to his hotel afterwards, determined to make him commit to her. After a bitter dispute in his room, Nina runs across the street in front of the hotel, is hit by a car and seriously injured. Georg, totally overwhelmed, calls his wife. She immediately leaves for Hamburg to commence damage control...

tags: Women, Society, Feature film

Cast: Matthias Brandt, Suzanne von Borsody, Maxim Mehmet, Lisa Hagmeister, Claudia Michelsen


Screenplay: Thea Dorn

Director of Photography: Sebastian Edschmid

Film Editor: Silke Franken

Composer: Biber Gullatz, Andreas Schäfer

Production Designer: Susann Bieling

Costume Design: Sabine Böbbis

Sound: Katja Schenk

Producer: Liane Jessen

Production Company: Hessischer Rundfunk (HR)

World Sales: Hessischer Rundfunk (HR)

Director: Hermine Huntgeburth