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Karoline Herfurth tourne son 2e film des deux côtés de la caméra

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- En anglais : Sweethearts, une comédie loufoque avec prise d'otages à la clef, est en cours de tournage ; la troupe du film comprend également Hannah Herzsprung, Frederick Lau et Anneke Kim Sarnau

Karoline Herfurth tourne son 2e film des deux côtés de la caméra
De gauche à droite : Christopher Doll, Frederick Lau, Kirsten Niehuus, Karoline Herfurth, Anneke Kim Sarnau, Hannah Herzsprung, Daniel Gottschalk, Veronika Grob, Steffi Ackermann, Frederic Linkemann et Lothar Hellinger (© Hellinger/Doll Filmproduktion)

Cet article est disponible en anglais.

After the romcom SMS für dich [+lire aussi :
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(2016), her first feature as a director (which racked up circa 700,000 admissions in local theatres), acclaimed German actress Karoline Herfurth is going back to directing and acting at the same time. Principal photography has started in and around Berlin on her new effort, Sweethearts [+lire aussi :
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, for Hellinger/Doll Filmproduktion

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The story, scripted by Monika Fäßler, is centred on the characters of Franny (Herfurth), a woman who is disorientated in both her private and her professional life, and who is subject to panic attacks, and Mel (Hannah Herzsprung), a single mother who has to provide for herself and her daughter, and has decided to do so by attempting a diamond theft. This is how they meet, as Mel takes Franny hostage, unaware that her fragile nerves will turn the situation into utter chaos. The circumstances are further complicated by the intervention of an attractive policeman that Franny knocks on the head (Frederick Lau, from Victoria [+lire aussi :
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 and, more recently, The Captain [+lire aussi :
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interview : Robert Schwentke
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]
) and the efforts of special intervention unit chief Ingrid von Kaiten (Anneke Kim Sarnau). Meanwhile, Mel and Franny strike up an improbable friendship.

The cast of the action-packed comedy also includes Ronald Zehrfeld (Barbara [+lire aussi :
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interview : Christian Petzold
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]
The Silent Revolution [+lire aussi :
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]
). The DoP is Daniel Gottschalk, known for Pepe Danquart's Escape from Warsaw and, more recently, Four Against the Bank [+lire aussi :
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fiche film
]
.

Shooting is scheduled to wrap on 4 July. Sweethearts, which is being supported by the Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg (€800,000), the German Federal Film Board and the German Federal Film Fund, is being co-produced by Warner Bros Pictures Germany, which will release it on national screens on 14 February 2019.

(Traduit de l'anglais)

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