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Head Under Water (Freischwimmer)

Head Under Water
Scene from "Head Under Water" (photo © Typhoon Films)

Something terrible is about to happen in a small town in Germany. Nobody knows the reason why, except one person. Rico Bartsch. The 15-year-old grammar school pupil, an absolute outsider, is in love with the most beautiful girl at his school. What in the beginning is a longing that can never be fulfilled will come true at the end of the story. Beautiful Regine will beg for Rico’s love. Until then, several inhabitants of the town will die an unnatural death...
Genre Thriller, Drama
Category Feature
Year of Production 2007
Director Andreas Kleinert
Screenplay Thomas Wendrich
Cinematography Johann Feindt
Gisela Zick
Andreas Hoge
Gabriele Wolff
Cast Traute Hoess, Alice Dwyer, Devid Striesow, Dagmar Manzel, Fritzi Haberlandt, August Diehl, Frederick Lau
Producer Friedrich Wildfeuer
Production Company Typhoon Films/Cologne, in co-production with WDR
Runtime 110 min
Format 16 mm
Language
 German
Subtitled Version English
Sound Technology Dolby SR
Festivals Venice 2007 (Venice Days)
With backing from Film- und Medienstiftung NRW
German Distributors Novapool Pictures/Berlin, STUDIOCANAL/Berlin

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