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Production Report featured in
German Films Quarterly 04/2019

This summer saw Actress Franka Potente making her feature length directorial debut with HOME which tells the story of 40-year-old Marvin Hacks, who comes home after more than 20 years in prison wearing the same Adidas tracksuit he had on when he was arrested as a teenager.

When he arrives back in his small, quiet American hometown of Clovis, Marvin finds out that, even after two decades, the people there have not forgotten the atrocity he committed all those years ago. Despite the confrontation and hostility from the locals, he will do what it takes to reclaim his place in society and accept the repercussions of the crime he committed – whatever the cost...
Genre Drama
Category Feature
Director Franka Potente
Screenplay Franka Potente
Cinematography Frank Griebe
Cast Jake McLaughlin, Kathy Bates, Aisling Franciosi, Lil Rel Howery, Derek Richardson, Stephen Root, James Jordan
Producers Jonas Katzenstein, Maximilian Leo
Co-Producers Leontine Petit, Erik Glijnis, Christine Guenther, Chevy K. Chen
Production Company augenschein Filmproduktion, in co-production with Lemming Film, Fireglory Pictures
Shooting Dates July-August 2019
With backing from Film- und Medienstiftung NRW, BKM, German Federal Film Board / FFA Filmförderungsanstalt, German Federal Film Fund / DFFF Deutscher Filmförderfonds, Creative Europe MEDIA, Eurimages, Netherlands Film fund, Netherlands Tax Shelter

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