Global Player by Hannes Stöhr

Genre:
Tragicomedy
Year:
2013
Language:
German
Format:
95 minutes
Starring:
Christoph Bach
Walter Schultheiß
Inka Friedrich
Ulrike Folkerts
Directed by:
Hannes Stöhr (BERLIN CALLING, ONE DAY IN EUROPE)
Produced by:
sabotage films and Stoehrfilm in co-production with ARD Degeto, BR and arte
GLOBAL PLAYER tragicomically portraits a family, middle-class and entrepreneurial, in times of globalization.

The family-run company „Bogenschuetz & Sons“ has produced solid textile machines in a small Swabian city in southern Germany, for generations. But nowadays demand is down since Asian competitors are cheaper. Michael Bogenschuetz (39, junior boss) is forced to negotiate on a sale with the Chinese behind his father's back. But father Paul (90, senior partner) finds out and tries to get help from Michael's sisters Marlies (45) and Marianne (49) to rescue his life's work ...

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“Successful mix between satire and drama.”
(BLICKPUNKT:FILM)

“a contemporary entrepreneurial drama.”
(FAZ)

“A well narrated , impressively photographed and convincingly acted tragiccomedy of the entertaining kind.”
(PROGRAMMKINO.DE)