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Scene from "The Night Father Christmas Died"

Christmas Eve: While the world is celebrating the feast of love, three people are particularly lonely. As he does not want to be alone on this day, Richard wanders around the city in a Santa Claus costume to be Father Christmas for the children of strangers - all for free. Sasha is a very successful and beloved music star. Though she is loved by her fans she has no true friends and family to spend Christmas with. Ivan, a Russian hitman, has just finished his last job of the year. After months of loneliness he slips up into a dangerous situation when he gets involved with a traveling stranger.

After a momentous shoot-out in a hotel room, some bullets make their way to the neighboring room...and fate takes its course.

The Night Father Christmas Died is a modern fairy tale filled with drama, humor, action and magic.

Martin Schreier began making short films at the age of 10. After attending the German Film School in Berlin, he went on to study feature film direction at the Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg. In 2009, he received a scholarship to attend the Hollywood Master Class at UCLA. In 2010, his student film THE NIGHT FATHER CHRISTMAS DIED was nominated for a Student Oscar by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Schreier’s first feature, OUR TIME IS NOW, was co-produced by Warner Bros. and made its way to cinemas in 2016. TRAUMFABRIK is his second feature film.