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Low Profile (Falscher Bekenner)

18-year-old, freshly graduated Armin is slowly being suffocated by his mother's well-meaning, his father's expectations, the lethal boredom of suburban life. He starts randomly making anonymous claims of responsibility for accidents he witnesses, crimes he reads about. It starts as a game and quickly becomes an obsession. Soon, pretending to be guilty just isn't enough...
Genre Drama
Category Feature
Year of Production 2005
Director Christoph Hochhäusler
Screenplay Christoph Hochhäusler
Cinematography Bernhard Keller
Stefan Stabenow
Benedikt Schiefer
Beatrice Schultz
Cast Constantin von Jascheroff, Manfred Zapatka, Victoria Trauttmansdorff, Nora von Waldstätten, Devid Striesow, Florian Panzner, Thomas Dannemann
Producer Bettina Brokemper
Production Company Heimatfilm
Runtime 94 min
Format 35 mm, color
Subtitled Versions English, French
Sound Technology Dolby Digital
Festivals Cannes 2005 (Un Certain Regard), Pusan 2005, Rio 2005, Warsaw 2005, Thessaloniki 2005
With backing from Film- und Medienstiftung NRW
German Distributor Piffl Medien

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