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BERLINALE 2014

Berlinale: Hot German titles at the EFM

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- The competition entries Beloved Sisters and Inbetween Worlds create high expectations

Berlinale: Hot German titles at the EFM
Beloved Sisters by Dominik Graf

Among the German competition titles which are expected to create a lot of buzz at the European Film Market (EFM) is the romantic drama Beloved Sisters [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Dominik Graf
film profile
]
by writer/director Dominik Graf (The Red Cockatoo [+see also:
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) which premieres this weekend at the Berlin International Film Festival. The film about the triangle relationship of rebellious poet Friedrich Schiller will be released in Germany by Senator. Global Screen is handling the world sales.

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Another hot German competition title is the drama Inbetween Worlds [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Feo Aladag
film profile
]
by writer/ director/ producer Feo Aladag (When We Leave [+see also:
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trailer
interview: Feo Aladag
interview: Feo Aladag
film profile
]
). The drama focuses on the friendship between a German soldier and an Afghan interpreter in the war zone, which leads to moral conflicts for the soldier who is supposed to follow the orders of his superior. Inbetween Worlds is produced by the Berlin-based Independent Artists Filmproduktion, in coproduction with the Geißendörfer Film- und Fernsehproduktion. Cologne-based company The Match Factory is selling the film at the EFM.

The Match Factory also handles the Greek competition entry Stratos [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Yannis Economides
film profile
]
by Yannis Economides. The film noir tells the story of an outlaw and former prisoner whose only goal in life is to get his best friend out of prison.

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