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Production Report featured in
German Films Quarterly 01/2019

Shooting was completed last autumn at locations in Bavaria, Italy and Spain for Hans Steinbichler's latest feature film HANNES, an adaptation of Rita Falk's moving bestseller of the same name about friendship, loss and parting, adventure and love of life.

Leonard Scheicher and Johannes Nussbaum are cast as the dreamer Moritz and fun-loving Hannes, who have been inseparable friends ever since birth. However, life for the 19-year-olds is radically changed when Hannes is seriously injured on a trip out on their motorbikes and remains in a comatose state in the hospital. Moritz is nevertheless convinced that Hannes will come through and decides to now live life as his best friend would have done...
Genre Drama
Category Feature
Director Hans Steinbichler
Screenplay Dominikus Steinbichler
Cast Leonard Scheicher, Johannes Nussbaum, Lisa Vicari, Heiner Lauterbach, Hannelore Elsner, Jeanette Hain, Gabriela Maria Schmeide
Producer Nils Dünker
Co-Producers Kalle Friz, Sebastian Lückel
Production Company Lailaps Pictures, in co-production with STUDIOCANAL Film, ARD Degeto
Shooting Dates October 2018
With backing from FilmFernsehFonds Bayern, German Federal Film Board / FFA Filmförderungsanstalt, German Federal Film Fund / DFFF Deutscher Filmförderfonds, Bavarian Bank Fund

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