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Production Report featured in
German Films Quarterly 02/2022

In Friedland the world is in order – or has been returned to order at least. In any event, according to locals the past happened a long time ago. But Friedland’s moor doesn‘t forget. And there‘s more to this moor than mysterious ruins, every once in a while it even spits out a body. And so the story (almost) begins, with the discovery of a moor corpse. Detective Saskia Harder arrives looking for a fresh start following the tragic conclusion to her mission as a police trainer in Afghanistan. Harder‘s investigation is supported by an awkward yet diligent local policeman as well as an enigmatic moor ranger who appears to know more than she is willing to admit. And just when it seemed like things couldn‘t get any more complicated, a live WWII bomb is spotted in the manor moat and is going to require detonation...
Genre Tragicomedy

Year of Production 2022
Director Mareike Wegener
Screenplay Mareike Wegener
Cinematography Sabine Panossian
Cast Valery Tscheplanowa, Ursula Werner, Andreas Döhler, Römer Felix, Oskar Keymer
Producer Hannes Lang
Co-Producer Andrea Hanke
Production Company Petrolio Film GmbH, in co-production with WDR
Runtime 98 min
Subtitled Versions English, Italian, French, Spanish
Sound Technology 5.1
Festivals Internationale Filmfestspiele Berlin 2022
With backing from BKM, Film- und Medienstiftung NRW, German Federal Film Fund / DFFF Deutscher Filmförderfonds, Kuratorium junger deutscher Film
German Distributor Grandfilm Verleih

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