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Trust Me (Freunde)

Trust Me

Nils, Caro and Tayfun: They used to be best friends when they were young. They shared everything, and together they were on the top of the world. But their friendship fell apart when Caro couldn´t decide whether to be in love with Nils or Tayfun. So each went their own way.

Suddenly, for the first time in six years, Nils and Tayfun meet again. Nils has become a cop and is getting ready to raid a café where drugs are trafficked - and Tayfun is the owner of the place. To help his old friend, Nils makes a batch of heroin disappear from the café. He is busted for his labour of love. The police put the heat on him and force him to collect evidence against Tayfun as an undercover agent. Officially, Nils is suspended from duty. Tayfun blames himself for the mess and welcomes his old friend with open arms. But then Caro appears on the scene and for a moment it seems as if nothing had ever changed. But, in fact, everything is different.
Genre Drama
Category Feature
Year of Production 2000
Director Martin Eigler
Screenplay Soenke Lars Neuwoehner, Martin Eigler
Cinematography Michael Mieke
Dirk Grau
Moe Jaksch, Tom Reiss, Johannes Kobilke
Cast Irene Kugler, Erhan Emre, Michael Gwisdek, Christiane Paul, Erdal Yildiz, Benno Fürmann, Matthias Schweighöfer
Producers Martin Walz, Anne Leppin, Sigrid Hoerner
Production Company moneypenny film/Berlin, in co-production with ZDF, Deutsche Film- und Fernsehakademie Berlin (DFFB)
Runtime 106 min
Format 35 mm, color
Language
 German
Subtitled Version English
Sound Technology Dolby SR
Festivals Munich 2000
With backing from Kuratorium Junger Deutscher Film

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