Tour de Force

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    Tour de Force

    Hin und weg

    Directed by

    Germany

    2014

    95 min

    • German

    Comedy drama

    Belgium, of all places! What is there supposed to be – apart from French fries and chocolates? But it is Hannes and his wife Kiki’s turn to decide on the destination of their annual bike trip with their closest friends. So the group sets out full of the spirit of adventure. What counts, after all, is spending some time together. It is only once they are on their way that their friends learn that Hannes is suffering from an incurable disease. Initially, the group is shocked and at a loss, but then they turn their trip into a wild and unique tour. Through Hannes, they realize how precious life really is, celebrating it like never before...

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    Cast
    Florian David Fitz
    Julia Koschitz
    Jürgen Vogel
    Miriam Stein
    Volker Bruch
    Victoria Mayer
    Johannes Allmayer
    Hannelore Elsner
    Screenplay
    Ariane Schröder
    Cinematography
    Ngo The Chau
    Editing
    Mona Bräuer
    Music
    Siggi Mueller
    Egon Riedel
    Production
    MAJESTIC FILMPRODUKTION
    Production
    ZDF
    Sales
    BETA CINEMA
    Christian Zübert

    Christian Zübert

    Germany

    Christian Zübert was born in Würzburg, where he studied German language and literature. He started working as a screenplay writer for the crime film series DER CLOWN. Zübert’s first cinema productions were the comedy LAMMBOCK (2001), which he wrote and directed, and director Dennis Gansel’s debut film GIRLS ON TOP (2001), whose screenplay he co-wrote. In 2005 he wrote and directed THE TREASURE OF THE WHITE FALCONS, a teen film which received several awards. He wrote and directed the comedy HARDCOVER (2008), as well as the tragicomedy THREE QUARTER MOON (2011), for which he received the Bavarian Film Award 2011 (Best Screenplay). In the same year, Zübert received a double distinction: the Adolf Grimme-Preis for the screenplay of NEUE VAHR SUD (2010) and for the Tatort TV series NIE WIEDER FREI SEIN (2010), which he directed.