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DAYS TO COME, THE (KOMMENDEN TAGE, DIE)

DAYS TO COME, THE
Scene from THE DAYS TO COME (photo © Ralf Braum)

THE DAYS TO COME is the story of an upper middle-class Berlin family on their personal journey from the present day into a near future, a journey into a time of uncertainty and grave changes. Due to a rare antibody reaction, Laura Kuper has to choose between her desire to have children and Hans, the love of her life. Her sister Cecilia is driven into the abyss of a newly developing terrorist movement by her unreturned love to Konstantin. And then there is Philip, the youngest child of the family, pulled into a hopeless war for Germany for the few remaining oilfields of Asia.

A destabilized family tackles a destabilized world, entering their future with all their hopes and fears.


Lars Kraume was born in Chieri/Italy in 1973 and grew up in Frankfurt am Main. He worked as a freelance photographer before enrolling at the German Film & Television Academy in Berlin (dffb) in 1994. Since then he works as a director, script author and producer. In addition to numerous episodes of the TATORT series, his films include: DUNCKEL (1998), DER MÖRDER MEINER MÜTTER (TV, 1999), VIKTOR VOGEL - COMMERCIAL MAN (2001), KISMET (2002), NO SONGS OF LOVE (2005), DER ELEFANT (TV series, 2005), GUTEN MORGEN HERR GROTHE (TV, 2007), THE DAYS TO COME (2010), MEINE SCHWESTERN (2011), FAMILIENFEST (2015), THE PEOPLE VS. FRITZ BAUER (2015), THE VERDICT (TV, 2016), and THE SILENT REVOLUTION (2018).
Genre Drama
Category Feature
Year of Production 2010
Director Lars Kraume
Screenplay Lars Kraume
Cinematography Sonja Rom
Barbara Gies
Irina Kromayer
Cast Bernadette Heerwagen, Daniel Brühl, Johanna Wokalek, August Diehl, Susanne Lothar, Ernst Stötzner, Mehdi Nebbou
Producers Katrin Schlösser, Frank Döhmann, Lars Kraume, Matthias Glasner, Jürgen Vogel
Production Company Badlands Film/Berlin, in co-production with UFA Cinema/Munich Berlin Cologne Potsdam, WDR, ARTE, ARD Degeto, Dream Team Filmproduction/Hürth
Length 128 min
Format 35 mm, color, cs
Original Version
 German
Subtitled Version English
Sound Technology Dolby Digital
Awards German Film Critics' Award 2011 (Best Music)
With backing from Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg, Film- und Medienstiftung NRW, German Federal Film Board, German Federal Film Fund, HessenInvest, Cine Tirol
German Distributor Universal Pictures International Germany/Frankfurt

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