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THIEVES (DIEBE)

THIEVES
photo © Albrecht von Grünhagen

Benny and Franz are thieves. The brothers steal jeans in shopping centers and boutique stores. Their routine involves a scam in which Benny, the younger of the two, has to play the ungrateful role of the decoy. When they encounter an overstrung shop assistant, it becomes clear to Franz that Benny’s not going to let himself be pushed around very much longer.
Genre Drama
Category Short
Year of Production 2013
Director Lauro Cress
Screenplay Lauro Cress, Florian Plumeyer
Cinematography Albrecht von Grünhagen
Cast Max Woelky, Dennis Kamitz
Producers Cécile Tollu-Polonowski, Clara von Fürstenberg
Production Company Deutsche Film- und Fernsehakademie Berlin (DFFB), in co-production with ARTE
Runtime 7 min
Format DCP, color, 16:9
Language
 German
Subtitled Version English
Festivals Max-Ophüls-Preis Saarbrücken 2014, Achtung Berlin 2014, Sehsüchte Potsdam 2014, CinemaJove Valencia 2014, Guanajuato 2014, Cambridge 2014, Tehran 2016

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