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Fool's Game (Narrenspiel)

Fool's Game
Scene from "Fool's Game" (photo © Anna Maria Hora/HFF Potsdam)

Stefan and Claudia plan a trip to the coast in a camper as a last attempt to save their troubled relationship. Along the way, they pick-up a hitchhiker, Uli, who also happens to be a professional puppeteer. Uli tries to "entertain" them with his puppet, but something just doesn't seem right. The situation becomes more serious as the puppet seems to develop a life of its own. As Stefan thinks he might recognize Uli from somewhere, a mysterious game begins which becomes more and more dangerous for Stefan and Claudia.
Genre Thriller, Drama
Category Feature
Year of Production 2008
Director Markus F. Adrian
Screenplay Heiko Martens
Cinematography Anna Maria Hora
Sabine Strunk
Nicolas Nohn, Emannuel Hoisl
Andreas Braun
Cast Wolfgang Menardi, Stefanie Schoenfeld, Norman Schenk
Producer Oliver Eitner
Production Company Filmuniversität Babelsberg KONRAD WOLF, in co-production with ARTE
Length 82 min
Original Version
 German
Subtitled Version English
Festivals Munich 2008
Awards Best Screenplay Munich 2008

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