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Joy is 24 years old and has been a covergirl fifteen times. But her career is in a slump. Her agent won't even recommend her for the preliminaries of the Divine Contest. Joy's old look doesn't have a chance, she says. So Joy tries to get in on her own, meaning she needs new pictures. She goes out with star photographer Tom, but he wants services in return. She tries his assistant Christian. Joy's girlfriend Andrea, who has just lost her job and her apartment, is also at the shoot. Just for fun, Joy makes her up and Christian takes some pictures of her, too. Andrea secretly submits them to the Divine Contest. Slowly but surely, it becomes clear that Andrea is not as innocent as she seems; only using Joy to get into modelling. And now she's having an affair with Tom, who is a member of the jury ...


Mark von Seydlitz was born in Duesseldorf in 1961. At first, he worked as a free-lance unit manager for commercials and as a copywriter. He then studied business administration and founded the D.O.S. Advertising Agency. He was also the co-founder of the New York Communications Advertising Agency. In 1991, he founded M.I.M., Made in Munich Filmproduktion. In 1998, he founded MPB, a film fund that finances international feature films. Since 1993, he has been working as a producer and director and has directed over 150 commercials. His films include: Die Todesfahrt der MS Seastar (TV, 1998), www.killer.de (TV, 1999) and Models (2000).
Genre Drama
Category Feature
Year of Production 2000
Director Mark von Seydlitz
Screenplay Doerthe Becker, Anni van der Linden, Silke Neumayer
Cinematography Peter von Haller
Klaus Handorf
Martin Todsharow
Cast Markus Knüfken, Ralf Bauer, Rolf Hoppe, Annett Renneberg, Marie Zielcke
Producer Uschi Reich
Production Company Bavaria Filmverleih- & Produktion/Munich, in co-production with Bayerischer Rundfunk
Length 95 min
Format Super 16, color
Original Version
 German
Sound Technology Dolby
Festivals Munich 2000

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