The Lies of the Victors

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    The Lies of the Victors

    Die Lügen der Sieger

    Directed by

    Germany

    2014

    110 min

    • German

    Thriller

    The young and ambitious journalist Fabian Groys (Florian David Fitz) gets caught up in a web of lies and intrigue. During his research on the policies of the army in their dealings with disabled soldiers, more and more questions arise, to which there seem to be no answers. When Fabian comes across a toxic waste scandal, suspicions are substantiated that the two cases could somehow be linked.

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    Cast
    Florian David Fitz
    Lilith Stangenberg
    Horst Kotterba
    Ursina Lardi
    Screenplay
    Christoph Hochhäusler
    Ulrich Peltzer
    Cinematography
    Reinhold Vorschneider
    Editing
    Stefan Stabenow
    Sales
    THE MATCH FACTORY
    Production
    HEIMATFILM GMBH + CO KG
    Production
    MACT PRODUCTIONS
    Christoph Hochhäusler

    Christoph Hochhäusler

    Germany

    Christoph Hochhäusler was born in Munich in 1972. From 1993 to 1995 he studied architecture at Berlin Technical University. Then from 1996 to 2004 he studied directing at the Academy of Television and Film School (HFF) in Munich. Hochhäusler worked in various jobs as storyboard illustrator, sound editor and assistant director. In 1997 he became co-founder and co-publisher of "Revolver" film magazine. He also wrote numerous articles on cinema for "Süddeutsche Zeitung", "png", "Cult", "Insert" and other publications. THIS VERY MOMENT (MILCHWALD, 2003) was his graduation project and first feature film. His other films include: FIRST AID (ERSTE HILFE, 1995), NIGHT SHADOWS (NACHTSCHATTEN, 1996), FEVER (FIEBER, 1999), FLIRT, (2000), PULSE (PULS, 2001), LOW PROFILE (FALSCHER BEKENNER, 2005), the episode SEANCE from GERMANY 09 (DEUTSCHLAND 09, 2009), THE CITY BELOW (UNTER DIR DIE STADT, 2010) and DREILEBEN - ONE MINUTE OF DARKNESS (DREILEBEN - EINE MINUTE DUNKEL, 2011).