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Tod einer Polizistin Germany 2012 | 90 min | OV | Colour | FF 2012

Matti Geschonneck

MATTI GESCHONNECK (*1952) is one of Germany's best-known directors and was last at Filmfest Hamburg in the TV section in 2012 with Tod einer Polizistin.

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Retired Chief Inspector Bruno Theweleit (Götz George) can look back on a successful career.  Now he trains young policemen and women who see him as something of a legend. When cop killer Frank Keller (Jürgen Vogel) manages to take his lawyer hostage and flee, Theleweit is suddenly confronted by his past: he was the one who arrested Keller 15 years previously and played a major role in the killer getting a life sentence.  Now the young policewoman Lena Frey (Rosalie Thomass) is in charge of the case and asks herself: what really happened back then?  A thriller about the pointlessness of trying to cover up past injustice and the power of the truth.
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Orig. Title: Tod einer Polizistin
Filmtype: Fiction Feature
Original language: German
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Director: Matti Geschonneck
Screenplay: Magnus Vattrodt
Cast: Götz George, Jürgen Vogel, Uwe Kockisch, Rosalie Thomass, Uwe Preuss
Producer: Wolfgang Cimera,Silke Schulze-Erdel
Sprachfassung: OV
Music: Nikolaus Glowna, Ludwig Eckmann
Director of Photography: Theo Bierkens
Production Design: Naomi Schenck
Editor: Ursula Höf
Commissioning Editor: Reinhold Elschot, Stefanie von Heydwolff (ZDF)
Format: HDCam
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Production: Network Movie Film- und Fernsehproduktion GmbH
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