Tour de Force

by Christian Zübert

The feeling there‘s nothing left to lose

Belgium, of all places! What's Belgium got besides chocolates and fries? No matter, this year it was Hannes' and Kiki's turn to choose the destination of their annual bike tour with their closest friends. They all look forward to the adventure, after all they know that what counts the most is the time they spend together. It's only after the tour has begun that Hannes tells his friends that he's suffering from an incurable disease. The trip is to be his last. At first, the group is shocked and helpless, but after they hit the road again, they embark on a wild and one-of-a-kind adventure. Through Hannes, they realize how precious life is. Equipped with a list of things that still remain to do, and aware that nothing will be the same after this trip, they celebrate life as they never did before…

Genre / Language / Length
Drama / German / 95 minutes
Original title
Hin und Weg
directed by
Christian Zübert (THREE QUARTER MOON)
produced by
Majestic Filmproduktion in co-production with ZDF
Cast
  • Florian David Fitz (VINCENT WANTS TO SEA)
  • Julia Koschitz (TOUR DE FORCE)
  • Jürgen Vogel (THE WAVE, THE FREE WILL)
  • Johannes Allmayer (VINCENT WANTS TO SEA)
  • Volker Bruch (GENERATION WAR)
  • Miriam Stein (YOUNG GOETHE IN LOVE, GENERATION WAR)
  • Hannelore Elsner (CHERRY BLOSSOMS - HANAMI)
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Press Quotes

"Presses all of the right emotional buttons… the performances are all engaging… and as an emotional tragic comedy it certainly succeeds."
SCREEN

"A dramedy that proves itself worthy at the moment of truth."
Variety

Selected Festivals & Awards

Toronto International Film Festival
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