Director: Franziska Stünkel
Cast: Lars Eidinger, Devid Striesow, Luise Heyer
Genre: drama, biography
Runtime: 116 min.
The ambitious scientist Franz Walter is recruited by the State Security Service and sent on foreign assignment to West Germany. He soon gets into trouble because of his increasingly critical attitude towards the system and is accused of espionage.
Life of Werner Teske, the last man to be executed in former East Germany in 1981 before the death penalty was finally abolished in 1987.
Awards & Festivals:
Munich Film Festival – Young German Cinema Award (Screenwriting)