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Long Hello and Short Goodbye

Long Hello and Short Goodbye

Love and deceit are at the center of this romantic thriller. The young safebreaker Ben is released from prison and picked up by the beautiful and unknown Melody. She claims to be an undercover agent assigned to him. Ben doesn't believe a word. Melody talks as long as the day has hours. Ben keeps queit. But opposites attract, as they say. Ben lets himself be taken in by her game. They have fun. A life and death struggle begins when they fall in love with one other. Ben's past catches up with him, and Melody's plan to save him goes out of control when everybody follows their own plan. The question is: will their love survive?
Genre Thriller
Category Feature
Year of Production 1998
Director Rainer Kaufmann
Screenplay Martin Rauhaus, Jeff Vintar
Cinematography Klaus Eichhammer
Ueli Christen
Dietrich Bergmann
Cast Axel Milberg, Katja Riemann, Nicolette Krebitz, Marc Hosemann, Sunnyi Melles
Producers Henrik Meyer, André Fahning
Production Company Studio Hamburg Letterbox/Hamburg, in co-production with Warner Bros. Pictures, Studio Hamburg/Hamburg
Length 100 min
Format 35 mm, color
Original Version
 German
Sound Technology Dolby
With backing from FilmFernsehFonds Bayern, Filmförderung Hamburg Schleswig-Holstein, BKM
German Distributor Warner Bros. Pictures

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