30.09. - 09.10.2021

The Tide Is Punctual Germany 2013 | 89 min | OV | Colour | FF 2013

Thomas Berger

THOMAS BERGER (*1959) has made numerous successful films for TV, including Siegfried Lenz adaptations like Die Flut ist pünktlich (2014), which was also shown at FILMFEST HAMBURG. His last film, shown last year, was Angst – Der Feind in meinem Haus.

rated for 0 + years
A body is washed up on the North Sea coast. It is Alexander Halbach (August Zirner) who with his wife Bettina (Ina Weise) owns a holiday house on the island. Their marriage, however, is only a facade. Bettina is having an affair with Tom (Jürgen Vogel) a local who runs a guesthouse with his wife. After Halbach's death, the focus of the investigation is on Bettina's relationship with Tom. Was Alexander killed because he stood in the way of their happiness? A tense, atmospheric chamber piece about a fatal ménage à trois. Based on a short story by Siegfried Lenz and featuring a superb cast of German acting talent.

Screening on 28.09. in attendance of:
Siegfried Lenz (Writer), Thomas Berger (Director), Jutta Lieck-Klenke (Producer), Ina Weisse, Jürgen Vogel, Nicolette Krebitz (Cast)
Original title: Die Flut ist pünktlich
Film type: Fiction Feature
Original language: German
Section: 16:9
Language and subtitles: OV
Director: Thomas Berger
Screenplay: André Georgi nach der gleichnamigen Erzählung von Siegfried Lenz
Cast: Ina Weisse, August Zirner, Bernadette Heerwagen, Jürgen Vogel, Leonie Benesch, Nicolette Krebitz
Producer: Jutta Lieck-Klenke, Dietrich Kluge
Director of Photography: Frank Küpper
Music: Wolfram de Marco
Production Design: Thorsten Lau
Editor: Jan Henrik Pusch
Sound: 0
Costume design:
Commissioning Editor: Daniel Blum (ZDF)
Format: HDCam
German Distributor: ZDF Enterprises
World Sales: ZDF Enterprises
Production: Network Movie Film- und Fernsehproduktion GmbH & Co. KG


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