30.09. - 09.10.2021

The Boss is Dead Germany 2015 | 89 min | OV | Colour | FF 2016

Markus Sehr

Markus Sehr (*1977) After training in Cologne and New York, he has been making films since 2003, including Eine Insel namens Udo (2007) and Friesland – Klootschießen (2015).

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The boss of a branch of a logistics company tells his staff that he's going to have to fire one of them. To make his decision easier, he gives each employee the chance to prove their indispensability. The staff react with refusal,  curses, hypocrisy and intrigues –  and then one day their boss is found dead on the staircase. Inspector Maxi Schweiger (Fritzi Haberlandt) has to find out who has him on their conscience...
Original title: Der Chef ist tot
Film type: Fiction Feature
Original language: German
Section: 16:9
Language and subtitles: OV
Director: Markus Sehr
Screenplay: Stefan Rogall
Cast: Fritzi Haberlandt, Petra Kleinert, Götz Schubert, Julia Hartmann, Lucas Prisor, Daniel Christensen, Guido Lambrecht, Rudolf Kowalski
Producer: Elke Ried, Thorsten Flassnöcker, Nina Altrogge
Director of Photography: Stephan Schuh
Music: Dominik Giesriegl
Production Design: Katja Schlömer, Dagmar Wiggenhauser, Diana Strehlau
Editor: Renata Salazar-Ivancan
Sound: 0
Costume design:
Commissioning Editor: Martin R. Neumann (ZDF)
Format: BluRay
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Production: Zieglerfilm Köln GmbH für ZDF
Contact: Nina Altrogge, Zieglerfilm Köln GmbH:


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