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Recycled

Recycled

Marin Lamm's life changes dramatically when his wife confesses she has hired someone to kill him. Just hours later, his wife is at the bottom of the Rhine and Martin is on the run from a syndicate of killers together with his new love, Kia - a contract killer herself until very recently.
Kia and Marin's pasts flash before them as the syndicate, Kia's cold-blooded ex-boyfriend, and Martin's furious father-in-law chase them across the city. The lovers decide there is only one way out: Die before they are killed.
Recycled: A grotesque thriller about love, life, time and money.


Maria von Heland was born in 1965 in Stockholm. She studied Journalism in Sweden, Acting in Paris and Directing at the California Institute of the Arts, during which time she attended classes as an exchange student at the "Konrad Wolf" Academy of Film & Television (HFF/B) in Potsdam-Babelsberg. Her films include: the award-winning shorts Die Staerkere (1994), Chainsmoker (1997) and Real Men Eat Meat (1998), her first feature film Recycled (1999) and Big Girls Don't Cry (Grosse Maedchen weinen nicht, 2002).
Category Feature
Director Maria von Heland
Screenplay Matthias Dinter, Maria von Heland, Mani Beckmann
Cinematography Bernd Fischer
Galip Iyitanir
Blixa Bargeld
Cast Dieter Laser, Anna Böttcher, Ingo Hasselbach, Amanda Ooms, Peter Lohmeyer
Producers Richard Schoeps, Susanne Dietz, Klaus Sungen
Production Company Dom-Film, Cologne, in co-production with WDR
Length 93 min
Format 35 mm, color
Original Version
 German
Subtitled Version English
Sound Technology Dolby SR
Festivals Gothenburg 2000

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