Global Player

by Hannes Stöhr

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 ...From the director of BERLIN CALLING and ONE DAY IN EUROPE

Genre / Language / Length
Tragicomedy / German / 95 minutes
Original title
Bogenschütz & Chong
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
Cast
  • Christoph Bach
  • Walter Schultheiß
  • Inka Friedrich
  • Ulrike Folkerts
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Press Quotes

“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

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