30.09. - 09.10.2021

The Snowking Germany 2012 | 72 min | OV | Colour | FF 2012

Timo Großpietsch

TIMO GROSSPIETSCH (* 1977) in Hamburg. Numerous documentaries and reportages for NDR. His films Der Schneemann [The Snowman] (2012) and Das späte Glück der Sandra K. [The Belated Happiness of Sandra K.] (2013) were shown at Filmfest Hamburg.

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Ronald Miehling is a living legend in Hamburg's demi-monde. At the end of the 1980s, he is one of the most powerful drug bosses in the city. The coke business is booming and Miehling enjoys a life of luxury. Then the police pick up his scent and he flees to Columbia, is caught and after being extradited serves 20 years in prison.Today, Miehling is on day release. He meets old friends and tries to prepare for life after jail. The film is an unvarnished portrait of the former "snow king", talking to friends, police officers, his mother and giving an inside view of a world otherwise only known from newspaper headlines.
Original title: Der Schneekönig
Film type: Documentary Feature
Original language: German
Language and subtitles: OV
Director: Johannes Edelhoff, Timo Großpietsch
Screenplay: Johannes Edelhoff, Timo Großpietsch
Cast: Ronald Miehling
Producer: Norddeutscher Rundfunk Fernsehen
Director of Photography: Timo Großpietsch
Production Design:
Editor: Timo Großpietsch
Sound: 0
Costume design:
Commissioning Editor: Barbara Denz, Fabian Döring
Format: dcp
German Distributor: NDR
World Sales: NDR
Production: Norddeutscher Rundfunk Fernsehen


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