(orig. HEAD BURST)


Germany 2019Language:GermanSubtitles:EnglishDirector:Savaş CevizWriter:Savaş CevizCinematographer:Anne BolickEditor:Frank Brummundt, Savaş CevizMusic:Jens Südkamp, Savaş CevizSound:Alexander Heinze, Björn WieseWith:Max Riemelt, Oskar Netzel, Isabell GerschkeProducer:Christoph Holthof, Daniel ReichProduction Company:kurhaus productionDistributor:Salzgeber99 min, Colour, DCP

A bursting head – this is how it feels in the body and life of Markus, 29, a very likeable and popular architect. Markus is a paedophile and he hates himself for it. He tries with all his might to suppress the wishes he cannot talk about with any of his friends. When single mother Jessica and her little son Arthur move into the apartment next door, Markus has to keep himself in check even more. The fact that Jessica falls in love with him and Arthur is also very affectionate makes the whole thing even more difficult. The pressure in his head is growing, the situation is inevitably heading for disaster. Feature film debut with Max Riemelt in the leading role.

Director's Biography:Born in 1969. Studied business administration at the University of Cologne, worked as a producer and editor at RTL. 1998 changed to Studio Babelsberg as head of international co-production. Afterwards he was Vice President Content for IchooseTV in Berlin until 2002. Member of the German Film Academy.


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