BREAKING THROUGH (FLUCHT NACH VORN)

BREAKING THROUGH
photo © DFFB/Alina Reisenthel

The visiting room in a Berlin correctional facility for women. The convict Vicky is hysterically breaking up with her longtime boyfriend Wolf. When Wolf refuses to accept the fact and stirs up trouble with the officers, he is kicked out on the street. Out there he sees only one chance to save his relationship...


Florian Dietrich was born in 1986 in Wiesbaden. He worked for several cultural projects, including as a director’s assistant and actor in theater productions, as a DoP and editor for films. Since 2007, he has been studying Directing at the German Film and Television Academy Berlin (DFFB) and at the Tel Aviv University. His films include the shorts HERR HERGNER BLIEB SITZEN (2007), GHETTOLOVEGRIEF (2011) and BREAKING THROUGH (FLUCHT NACH VORN, 2012).
Genre Comedy, Love Story
Category Short
Year of Production 2012
Director Florian Dietrich
Screenplay Florian Dietrich, Birgit Maiwald
Cinematography Luciano Cervio
Cast Gerdy Zint, Henrike v. Kuick, Carola Sigg, Christoph Wermke, Ulrike Lodwig
Producer Louise von Johnston
Production Company Deutsche Film- und Fernsehakademie Berlin (DFFB), in co-production with ARTE
Length 8 min 40 sec
Format DCP, HDCAM, color, 16:9
Original Version
 German
Subtitled Version English
Festivals Hof 2012, Saarbrücken 2013, Dresden 2013, cellul’art Jena 2013, Lichter Filmfest Frankfurt 2013, Achtung Berlin 2013, Brussels Short Film Festival 2013, Warsaw 2013, Curta Cinema Rio de Janeiro 2013, Black Nights Tallinn 2013, Festroia 2014, Molodist Kiev 2014
Awards Best Fiction Short National Competition Dresden 2013

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