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by Gregor Schnitzler Gala Premieres

Ada would rather read Dostoyevsky than listen to the repetitive small talk of her fellow students. When 18-year-old Alev joins her class, the precocious and highly talented 15-year-old is fascinated from the very start by such an extroverted and unapproachable being – and his superior intelligence. She recognises in him a fellow lateral thinker. When Ada falls in love with Alev, he reveals to her that his true passion is to play with other people as if they were pawns in a game of chess. “We shake up life and become the creators of a real drama”, says the self-confident Alev. He finds his first victim in the sports teacher Smutek. Ada is given the task of seducing the married man in order to change his life “as in a classic drama”. The more Ada bends to the schemer’s wishes, the more the game gets out of control ...

  • Genre: Coming of Age
  • Country, Year: Germany, 2013
  • Runtime: 102 Min
  • Languages: German
  • Director: Gregor Schnitzler
  • Cast: Maximilian Brückner, Jannik Schümann, Michelle Barthel, Sophie von Kessel, Richy Müller
  • Screenplay: Kathrin Richter, Jürgen Schlagenhof
  • Cinematography: Andreas Berger
  • Editor: Georg Soering
  • Music: Gerd Baumann
  • Producer: Markus Zimmer
  • Executive Producer: Herbert G. Kloiber
  • Production Company: Clasart Film- und Fernsehproduktion
  • World Sales: Tele München International GmbH
  • Swiss Distribution: Elite Film AG
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