A YOUNG MAN WITH HIGH POTENTIAL
Filmfest 2018

German Age Rating

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Piet, who is studying computer science, is as inexperienced sexually as he is intelligent. When he notices that his feelings for Klara, a fellow student, are not really reciprocal, he is deeply hurt. After trying out sleeping pills on himself, he drugs Klara, with unexpected consequences. A psychological study of a typical (?) representative of the new Internet age, filmed in English with an international cast, including Amanda Plummer.

tags: Loneliness, Violence, Feature film, Thriller, Crime/Murder

Cast: Adam Ild Rohweder, Amanda Plummer, Paulina Galazka, Vanja Bajdarova, Pit Bukowski

Credits

Screenplay: Linus de Paoli

Director of Photography: Luciano Cervio

Film Editor: Linus de Paoli, Sebastian Lempe

Composer: Felix Raffel, Linus de Paoli

Production Designer: Max Eichenlaub

Costume Design: Lane Schäfer

Sound: Lukas Lücke

Producer: Anna de Paoli

Co-Producer: Gerhard Hahn

Production Company: Schattenkante

Co-Production Company: Hahn Film

World Sales: Raven Banner Entertainment

Director: Linus de Paoli

biography

Linus de Paoli was born in Hamburg in 1982. He studied film directing at the Deutsche Film- und Fernsehakademie Berlin (dffb) from 2004 to 2012. His short film THE BOY WHO WOULDN'T KILL (2009) is about a boy in a post-apocalyptic wasteland. His dffb graduation film DR. KETEL, first screened at the Filmfest Oldenburg, received the audience award. He is co-founder of the filmmakers' collective/production company "Schattenkante". He is also a producer, for example of Till Kleinert's SAMURAI (2014), and a composer of music for cartoon series. Linus de Paoli lives in Berlin.