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Production Report featured in
German Films Quarterly 01/2019

Stefan Ruzowitzky and the HFF Munich graduate Michael Krummenacher are co-directors of the eight-part drama series 8 DAYS to be aired by Sky in Germany and Austria in early 2019. The doomsday scenario focuses on the last days of humanity as we know it as a giant meteor rushes towards Earth. Hidden and familiar conflicts break out and intensify as the disaster looms: people suddenly can break the speed limit at will, have wild unprotected sex, do all the drugs they want, shop with no money, live without working, and love without any consequences. But, in the end, the only thing that matters is what is really important in one's final days and hours...
Genre Drama, Melodrama
Category Series
Directors Stefan Ruzowitzky, Michael Krummenacher
Screenplay Peter Kocyla, Rafael Parente, Benjamin Seiler
Cinematography Benedict Neuenfels, Jakob Wiessner
Cast Christiane Paul, Mark Waschke, Lena Klenke, Luisa-Céline Gaffron, Devid Striesow, Fabian Hinrichs, Henry Hübchen, Murathan Muslu, Claude Heinrich
Producers Florian Kamhuber, Simon Amberger, Korbinian Dufter, Rafael Parente, Marcus Ammon, Frank Jastfelder
Production Company NEUESUPER/Munich, in co-production with Sky Deutschland
Shooting Dates July-October 2017
With backing from German Motion Picture Fund, Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg, FilmFernsehFonds Bayern

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