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Science Fiction
Scene from "Science Fiction" (photo © KHM/Franz Mueller)

At a motivation seminar, the smart instructor Marius comes up against an awkward participant. Joerg Karsunke, an entrepreneur from the eastern part of Germany, simply refuses to understand the straightforward principles of "mental syntax”. Marius desperately tries to teach him how to open a door. Not just open it, but to do so with the right attitude and invincible will to conquer the new room that lies behind the door. When the door finally opens, no one can remember either of them. The world has forgotten them. And what’s even worse: from now on they have to stick together.
Genre Drama
Category Feature
Year of Production 2003
Director Franz Müller
Screenplay Franz Müller
Cinematography Frederik Walker
Barbara Hoffmann, Sean Coffey, Dirk Oetelshoven
Tobias Ellenberg
Claudia Bach, Claudia Stock
Cast Heidi Ecks, Nicole Marischka, Jan Henrik Stahlberg, Arvid Birnbaum
Producer Franz Müller
Production Company Kunsthochschule für Medien Köln (KHM)
Runtime 113 min
Subtitled Version English
Sound Technology Dolby SR
Festivals Berlin 2003 (Perspectives German Cinema), Vancouver 2003, Osnabrueck 2003, Titanic Filmfest Budapest 2003, Braunschweig 2003, Cardiff 2003, Overijssel 2003, Ankara 2003, Buenos Aires 2004, Denver 2004
Awards Best Student Feature 2003 Babelsberg Media Awards
With backing from Film- und Medienstiftung NRW
German Distributor EXIT Verleihagentur/Munich

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