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LEARNING TO DIE (STERBEN LERNEN)

LEARNING TO DIE
© Heimatfilm

Production Report featured in
German Films Quarterly 03/2022

Principal photography wrapped in June on Christoph Hochhäusler’s latest feature which marks his fifth collaboration with Bettina Brokemper’s Cologne-based production outfit Heimatfilm after such films as LOW PROFILE (2005), THE CITY BELOW (2010) and THE LIES OF THE VICTORS (2014).

Timocin Ziegler, who appeared in Max Fey’s debut ZWISCHEN UNS last year, plays a police investigator who adopts unconventional tactics to win the confidence of a large-scale dealer (Michael Sideris) he has under observation. However, this has unexpected consequences when the criminal - of all people - is the one who makes the undercover cop confront his conflicting emotions…
Genre Thriller, Crime
Category Feature
Director Christoph Hochhäusler
Screenplay Florian Plumeyer
Cast Timocin Ziegler, Thea Ehre, Ioana Iacob
Producer Bettina Brokemper
Production Company Heimatfilm, in co-production with WDR, ARTE
Language
 German
With backing from Film- und Medienstiftung NRW, HessenFilm und Medien, BKM, German Federal Film Fund / DFFF Deutscher Filmförderfonds
German Distributor Grandfilm Verleih

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