Filmfest 2016

German Age Rating

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“Where are you, coward?“ Angelika Flierl asks herself. She just witnessed an unknown man randomly harrassing a woman in a park, and then hitting her fiancé so brutally when he tries to intervene that he dies shortly after. It’s the hardest kind of homicide to solve: a totally random act without a real motive. The front page headlines have the police on the spot. Unpleasant department chief Zangel and district attorney Holzmann put pressure on the investigators, Angelika Flierl, Harald Neuhauser and Ludwig Schaller. Especially Schaller goes out on a limb when he uses his inductive mode of investigation, hoping for the right inspiration. Either he succeeds - or he’ll be suspended. The future of the team is at stake…

tags: Work, Humor, Crime/Murder, Feature film

Cast: Bernadette Heerwagen, Alexander Held, Marcus Mittermeier, Karoline Teska, Christoph Süß, Thomas Darchinger


Screenplay: Friedrich Ani, Ina Jung

Director of Photography: Nathalie Wiedemann

Film Editor: Dirk Grau

Composer: Ali N. Askin

Production Designer: Maximilian Lange

Costume Design: Theresia Wogh

Sound: Rainer Plabst

Producer: Andreas Schneppe, Sven Burgemeister

Production Company: TV60Filmproduktion GmbH

Director: Anno Saul

Editor: Stefanie von Heydwolff, Petra Tilger

TV channel: Zweites Deutsches Fernsehen (ZDF)


Anno Saul was born in Bonn in 1963. He studied philosophy in Munich before enrolling in the directing department of Munich film school HFF from 1985 to 1990. He won the Max Ophüls Prize for his short UNTER FREUNDEN 1991. His feature debut GRÜNE WÜSTE (1999) screened at FILMFEST MÜNCHEN, as did fantasy-thriller THE DOOR 2009. In 2014, he shot pick-up comedy IRRE SIND MÄNNLICH, among many others.