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WE MONSTERS (WIR MONSTER)

Paul and Christine know: Their teenage daughter Sarah, thrown off track by their separation, is capable of anything, including killing her best friend. Wanting to protect their daughter, they thus decide to hide the crime. Their joined guilt forces the family back together, creating a web of lies and deadly intentions with no way out.


Sebastian Ko was born in 1971 in Walsrode. After completing a degree in Theater, Film and Television Studies in Cologne, he worked in various jobs in the film trade, from driver to assistant director. After his first short films, he studied at the University of Film & Television "Konrad Wolf". His films include: RESONANCE (short doc, 2001), BADEN BADEN (short, 2003), LADYBUG (short, 2006), SCHONZEIT (short, 2006), and his feature debut WE MONSTERS (WIR MONSTER, 2015).
Genre Drama
Category Feature
Year of Production 2015
Director Sebastian Ko
Screenplay Marcus Siebert, Sebastian Ko
Cinematography Andreas Köhler
Cast Mehdi Nebbou, Ulrike C. Tscharre, Janina Fautz, Ronald Kukulies, Britta Hammelstein, Marie Bendig, Daniel Drewes
Producers Roswitha Ester, Torsten Reglin
Production Company Ester.Reglin.Film/Cologne, in co-production with WDR, ARTE
Length 95 min
Format HD, color, 16:9
Original Version
 German
Subtitled Version English
Festivals Max Ophüls Festival Saarbrücken 2015, Shanghai 2015, Reykjavik 2015, Chicago 2015, Santa Barbara 2016, Cleveland 2016, Beijing 2016, Jeonju 2016
With backing from Film- und Medienstiftung NRW

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