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West Germany 1982: Hubertus and Sebastian don’t want to end up like their fathers, ever. Music and their shared love for punk princess Debbie are the only way to escape the foul smell of polishing wax and bourgeois self-pride. When a cool rockabilly band is looking for a support act to their upcoming tour, it’s obvious: This is their one and only chance to get away from middle-class life with all its rules and constraints! But Hubertus’ father leaves nothing untried to stop his son’s musical aspirations. As they are invited to an audition, the situation is about to explode.

Till Müller-Edenborn was born in 1965 and studied Film, Philosophy and French in Paris and Cologne. He has directed several short films and numerous episodes of the series GUTE ZEITEN, SCHLECHTE ZEITEN, SOKO MUNICH/SOKO 5113, HERZENSBRECHER and SCHLOSS EINSTEIN. His films include: BABY PLEASE DON'T GO (1999), WEITE (2001), TANGO (2002), BLACK MARK (2003), DIE LIEBE IST EIN HAUS (2006), and his feature debut ROCKABILLY REQUIEM (2016).
Genre Coming-of-Age Story, Drama, Music
Category Feature
Year of Production 2016
Director Till Müller-Edenborn
Screenplay Till Müller-Edenborn, Jörg Bruhn
Cinematography Sönke Hansen
Cast Ben Münchow, Ruby O. Fee, Sebastian Tiede, Martin Feifel, Margarita Broich, Barbara Romaner, Alexander Hauff, Roland Schreglmann, Jeremias Koschorz, Hendrik Duryn, Marko Dyrlich, Dietrich Mattausch, Jutta Wachowiak, Lena Schultz
Producer Elke Peters
Co-Producers Marcel Noll, Carsten Rocker
Production Company Neue Mira Film
Length 92 min
Format DCP, color, 1:1.85
Original Version
Subtitled Version English
Sound Technology Dolby
Festivals Filmfestival Max Ophüls Preis Saarbrücken 2016
Awards Best Newcomer Actor (Ben Münchow) Saarbrücken 2016
With backing from German Federal Film Fund, Mitteldeutsche Medienförderung, Nordmedia
German Distributor Farbfilm Verleih

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