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Räuberhände


(Stambul Garden)


Synopsis
Jungs mit Größe: Janik und Samuel haben das Abi geschafft und wollen zusammen nach Istanbul reisen – in ein neues, selbstbestimmtes Leben. Doch kurz vor dem Trip wird ihre Freundschaft auf eine harte Probe gestellt. Die Reise der beiden verläuft anders als geplant…

English synopsis
Janik and Samuel are best friends and enjoy the end of high school. Their worlds are different : Janik has parents who always do everything right, while Samuel comes from a broken home. Samuel wants order, Janik wants chaos. A thoughtless moment puts the close bond between the two friends in jeopardy. As they set off on their long-planned trip to Istanbul, the boys are looking to save their friendship, enjoy their freedom and try out a new life.
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Kinotour starting August 24th

In German cinemas September 2nd 2021

Produced by Gabriele Simon, Martin Heisler
Screenplay by Gabriele Simon, Finn-Ole Heinrich
Cinematography by Judith Kaufmann
Film Editing by Sascha Gerlach, Jan Ruschke
Directed by Ilker Çatak

Starring Emil von Schönfels, Mekyas Mulugeta, Katharina Behrens, Nicole Marischka, Godehard Giese

A Flare Film production in co-production with SWR, ARTE and and HR
with support from BKM, MFG Baden-Württemberg, Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg, DFFF and Kuratorium junger deutscher Film
German distribution by Salzgeber
World sales by Totem Films