Filmfest 2016

German Age Rating

Film Website

Pregau Valley in Austria, a peaceful small town with a swamp behind it. A policeman in a vicious cycle of blackmail, extortion and murder.

tags: Violence, Justice, Love, Series, Crime/Murder

Cast: Maximilian Brückner, Ursula Strauss, Patricia Aulitzky, Armin Rohde, Robert Palfrader


Screenplay: Nils Willbrandt

Director of Photography: Peter Nix

Film Editor: Mona Bräuer

Composer: Stefan Will

Production Designer: Verena Wagner

Costume Design: Caterina Czepek

Sound: Thomas Szabolcs, Claus Benischke-Lang, Wolfgang Wanderer

Producer: Thomas Hroch, Gerald Podgornig

Production Company: Mona Film Produktion GmbH

Co-Production Company: Tivoli Film Produktion GmbH, Österreichischer Rundfunk (ORF), ARD Degeto

World Sales: Red Arrow Entertainment Group GmbH

Director: Nils Willbrandt

Editor: Claudia Grässel, Sascha Schwingel, Johannes Fiala, Andrea Seyfried-Artner, Andrea Bogad-Radatz

TV channel: ARD Degeto, Österreichischer Rundfunk (ORF)


Nils Willbrandt was born in Bremen in 1966, studying communications in Munich before enrolling at Hamburg Film School under Hark Bohm and Michael Ballhaus. His films include NICHTS IST VERGESSEN (2006), SCHULDIG (2007) and TATORT – LEBEN GEGEN LEBEN (2010). His film LEBERKÄSELAND premiered at FILMFEST MÜNCHEN 2015.