30.09. - 09.10.2021

Truth and a Lie Germany 2019 | 90 min | OV | Colour | FF 2019

Lars Becker

Since the 1980s, LARS BECKER (*1954) has been making cinema and TV films. With his self-written series of films under the title Nightshift, he has been a regular guest at FILMFEST HAMBURG since 2003.

rated for 0 + years
A woman unperturbed by a maze of accusations, suspicions and vengeance. Annabelle Martinelli (Natalia Wörner) specializes in the law governing sexual offences at a prestigious Berlin law firm. She is dealing with rape accusations against a well-known rapper, when her boss John Quante (Fritz Karl) gives her an additional case. Mike Petry (Felix Klare), managing director of a stock exchange-listed company, is accused of raping his assistant on a business trip. Annabelle is given the task of arranging a settlement to prevent a court case. This time, however, Annabelle refuses to take the assignment – the assistant is her friend Mirella Hayek (Franziska Hartmann).
Original title: Wahrheit oder Lüge
Film type: Fiction Feature
Original language: German
Section: Televisions
Language and subtitles: OV
Director: Lars Becker
Screenplay: Lars Becker
Cast: Natalia Wörner, Franziska Hartmann, Fritz Karl, Felix Klare, Almila Bagriacik, Lefaza Jovete Klinsmann, Thelma Buabeng, Marc Hosemann, Pegah Ferydoni, Clelia Sarto
Producer: Jutta Lieck-Klenke, Dietrich Kluge, Lydia-Maria Emrich
Director of Photography: Ralf Noack
Music: Hinrich Dageför, Stefan Wulff
Production Design: Sabine Pawlik
Editor: Sanjeev Hathiramani
Sound: 0
Costume design:
Commissioning Editor: Daniel Blum (ZDF)
Format: dcp
German Distributor: ZDF Enterprises
World Sales: ZDF Enterprises
Production: Network Movie Film- und Fernsehproduktion GmbH für ZDF
Contact: Network Movie Film- und Fernsehproduktion GmbH:


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