Germany 2017 15 min original version with English subtitles

by Sophie Linnenbaum

Script: Sophie Linnenbaum, Michael Nathansky, DoP: Fee Strothmann, Editor: Lara Cremer, Production: Filmuniversität Babelsberg KONRAD WOLF, Cast: Michael Schenk, Jakob Bieber, Rike Eckermann

Bodo is standing on the top of a roof and ready to jump, when suddenly his phone is ringing. It’s Evi, telling Bodo he won a prize in a competition he never took part in. While Bodo tries to get rid of Evi, all of a sudden the casino where Evi is calling from is being attacked by robbers … Now not just his life, but all the life of the hostages are in danger.

Sophie Linnenbaum was born in Nuremberg in 1986. She studied psychology and writes plays for children. Since October 2013, she has been enrolled in the film directing program at Film University Babelsberg KONRAD WOLF. Her film [OUT OF FRA]ME was honoured with several awards. MEINUNGSAUSTAUSCH was presented as a SHORT TIGER winner at Cannes in 2017. And PIX won several awards at festivals in Germany.

Filmography (selection): 2016 [OUT OF FRA]ME, 2017 MEINUNGSAUSTAUSCH; PIX (ex 30), 2017 RIEN NE VA PLUS (all short films)

Awards: Next Generation Short Tiger Award (German Federal Film Board, Berlin/Germany 2018), Engelke Short Film Award (Filmfest Emden, Germany 2018), Award for Best Short Film (Achtung Berlin, Germany 2018)

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