30.09. - 09.10.2021

Darkroom - Drops of Death Germany 2019 | 89 min | OV with English subtitles | Colour | FF 2019

Rosa von Praunheim

ROSA VON PRAUNHEIM (*1942) has been one of Germany’s best-known film-makers since the 1970s, having made more than 100 films His film Nicht der Homosexuelle is pervers, sondern die Situation, in der er lebt [It Is Not the Homosexual Who is Perverse, But the Society in Which He Lives] (1971) was a catalyst for the gay liberation movement in Germany.

rated for 0 + years
In his new film, Rosa von Praunheim reexamines the true story of a gay serial killer and retells it in his own inimitable way. Lars, a nurse and trainee primary school teacher from Saarbrücken, moves with his boyfriend Roland to Berlin. Together, they renovate their new flat. Everything seems perfect. What Roland doesn‘t know is that Lars has a parallel existence in the night life of Berlin, experimenting with deadly substances. Within three weeks, three men die and two survive attempted murders. The screenplay is based on the court reports of journalist Uta Eisenhardt, who accompanied the sensational trial in 2013.

Presented by:
Original title: Darkroom - Tödliche Tropfen
Film type: Fiction Feature
Original language: German
Language and subtitles: OV with English subtitles
Director: Rosa von Praunheim
Screenplay: Rosa von Praunheim
Cast: Bozidar Kocevski, Heiner Bomhard, Katy Karrenbauer, Christiane Ziehl, Oliver Sechting, Janina Elkin, Lukas Rennebach, Thomas Linz, Marina Erdmann, Ralf Schlegel u.a.
Producer: Rosa von Praunheim
Director of Photography: Lorenz Haarmann
Music: Andreas M. Wolter, Heiner Bomhard
Production Design: Marcus Lachmann
Editor: Mike Shephard, Rosa von Praunheim
Sound: 0
Costume design:
Commissioning Editor: Christian Bauer (SR), Barbara Häbe (Arte), Jens Stubenrauch (RBB)
Format: dcp
German Distributor: missingFILMs
World Sales: missingFILMs
Production: Rosa von Praunheim Filmproduktion
Contact: Christos Acrivulis, missingFILMs:


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