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Frankfurt, 1946. David Bermann and his Jewish friends have escaped the Nazi regime and are now dreaming of leaving for America. But how will they get the money in these tough post-war times? The smooth-talking businessman focuses on what the Germans now need most: fine bed linens nicely wrapped in amusing stories! The six talented entertainers go from home to home, praising housewives with flashy chutzpah until the flattered ladies have no choice but to buy their irresistible items. Business flourishes and a bright new future can be seen on the horizon. But questions about Bermann‘s past catch up with him. Why does he have two passports? What about his visit to Hitler‘s mountain retreat? Could he have collaborated with the Nazis? The smart and attractive but uncompromising US officer Sara Simon refuses to close the interrogation. She wants to get to the heart of Bermann‘s wartime memories. Sara matches his quick wit with iron severity, but it becomes increasingly difficult for her to escape his charm...
Genre Drama
Category Feature
Year of Production 2017
Director Sam Garbarski
Screenplay Michel Bergmann, Sam Garbarski
Cinematography Virginie Saint-Martin
Cast Moritz Bleibtreu, Antje Traue, Tim Seyfi, Mark Ivanir, Anatole Taubman, Hans Löw, Pál Mácsai, Václav Jakoubek
Producers Jani Thiltges, Roshanak Behesht Nedjad, Sebastien Delloye
Production Companies IGC Films, Samsa Film, Entre Chien et Loup
Runtime 101 min
Format DCP, color, 1:1.85
Subtitled Version English
Festivals Berlinale 2017, Seattle 2017, Shanghai 2017, Pula 2017, Haugesund 2017, Busan 2017, Philadelphia 2017, Golden Horse Taipei 2017, Palm Springs 2018, Cleveland 2018
With backing from Eurimages, MOIN Filmförderung Hamburg Schleswig-Holstein, Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg, Mitteldeutsche Medienförderung
German Distributor X Verleih

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