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Kiss and Run

Kiss and Run
Leacing actors from "Kiss and Run" (photo © Stoked Film/Luna Park 64)

Emma is an actress, but works in a video shop because she isn't getting any roles. She comforts herself with the thought that a lot of famous actors were discovered late. But how late is "late"? At midnight, she will be twenty-five. Ancient.

Max is a cinemaniac. Harold and Maude is his favorite film. He idolizes the porno star John C. Holmes and hangs out in the video shop all day.

But today, Emma gets stuck in the lift with Max. She's about to miss an important audition and Max is driving her mad. To top it all off, she finds out that the video shop is going to be closed down to make way for a suntan studio...


Annette Ernst was a television speaker and director's assistant for the theater before she began her own film career. She has written the screenplays for the TV movie Schmetterlingskuesse (1998), the feature film Die Buergermeisterin (2000), and eight episodes of the series Fabrixx (2000), among others. In 1999, she co-founded the production company Luna Park 64 in Frankfurt. Her films include: Wer hat Angst vorm Weihnachtsmann (short, 1996), Die Aufschneider (short, 1999), and the feature Kiss and Run (2002).
Genre Love Story, Romantic Comedy
Category Feature
Year of Production 2002
Director Annette Ernst
Screenplay Maggie Peren
Cinematography Sebastian Edschmid
Andrea Mertens
Al Lucas, Thomas Mehlhorn
Anne Metzen
Cast Hinnerk Schönemann, Anja Herden, Ken Duken, Maggie Peren
Producers Sebastian Popp, Robert Malzahn
Production Company Stoked Film/Frankfurt, in co-production with ZDF, TVT Postproduction/Berlin
Length 87 min
Format 35 mm, color
Original Version
 German
Subtitled Version English
Sound Technology Dolby Digital THX
Festivals Hof 2002, Ophuels-Festival Saarbruecken 2003 (in competition), Berlin 2003 (German Cinema), Houston 2003
Awards Script Prize Baden-Wuerttemberg 2000, Best Comedy/Silver Houston 2003
With backing from MFG Baden-Württemberg, BKM, Hessische Filmfoerderung, Kuratorium junger deutscher Film

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