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Faster Than Fear

OT: Schneller als die Angst

Florian Baxmeyer // Germany, 2021
Fiction Feature // FF2021
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A woman fights against the shadows of her past. FILMFEST HAMBURG shows the first two episodes of a six-part series. After being raped, up-and-coming police investigator Sunny Becker (Friederike Becht) returns to work and tries to catch the escaped killer André Haffner (Felix Klare) before he strikes again. The dramatic events and Sunny’s search for the man who raped her put her close circle of her LKA colleagues and her relationship to the hardest test of her life. Right in the middle of her investigation, her adversary seems able to predict every step she takes in advance. Sunny has to confront the man who is determined to destroy her life.


FLORIAN BAXMEYER (*1974) studied at the Hamburg Media School. His graduation film Die rote Jacke (2002) won the student Oscar, among other awards. Since then he has directed cinema and television films, including numerous Tatort episodes.


Schneller als die Angst

Fiction Feature





90 min


Florian Baxmeyer

Klaus Arriens, Thomas Wilke

Friederike Becht, Christoph Letkowski, Felix Klare, Andreas Döhler, Thomas Loibl, Oleg Tikhomirov, Lisa Hrdina, Golo Euler, Stephanie Japp, Carina Wiese, Sarah Bauerett

Sam Davis, Kim Fatheuer

Marcus Kanter

Matthias Richter

Friederike Weymar

Michael Kadelbach

Frank Godt

Majie Pötschke

Cornelia Mareth, Maria Rölcke

Barbara Süßmann (ARD Degeto), Christoph Pellander (ARD Degeto), Adrian Paul (MDR), Jana Brandt (MDR), Johanna Kraus (MDR)


Rowboat Film- und Fernsehproduktion GmbH im Auftrag von ARD Degeto und MDR für die ARD

Silke Beckmann, Rowboat Film- und Fernsehproduktion GmbH: silke.beckmann@rowboat.tv


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