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51th Directors’ Fortnight May 15-25, 2019

Picco

Fortnight 2010, Feature film, 1h45

Synopsis

Based on true events, Picco sheds light on the everyday life of youth prison inmates in Germany and shows in a merciless way that the judiciary system is by no means able to re-educate these lost youths. Kevin is new in youth prison. He has to share a cell with Tommy, Andy and Marc. A partnership of convenience in a system where only the strong prevail. It is hard for Kevin to establish himself. He’s afraid of not sticking it out. Only Tommy gives him an amicable advice: In this system, you’re either a victim or a culprit. An advice that will trigger most dire consequences and will lead to a night that will change the lives of the four inmates forever.

Director

Philip Koch

Philip Koch was born in 1982 in Munich, Germany. In 2003 he started to study fictional film directing at University of Television and Film Munich. In the same year he be began to work as filmcritic. His award-winning short film Lumen was shown at numerous international film festivals. In 2010 he finished his first feature film Picco.

Constantin von Jascheroff
Frederick Lau
Joel Basman
Jule Gartzke
Martin Kiefer

Screenplay
Philip Koch

Image
Markus Eckert, bvk

Sound
Gunnar Voigt

Editing
Andre Bendocchi-Alves

Set decoration
Jan Jericho

production :

Walker+Worm Film GmbH&Co.KG
Schwindstr. 5 rgb
80798 Munich
Allemagne
Tél : +49 89 125 09 65 30
Fax : +49 89 125 09 65 39
info@w2-film.de
www.w2-film.de

Co-Production:

40° Filmproduktion (Allemagne)
Philip Koch Filmproduktion (Allemagne)

ventes à l’étranger / foreign sales :

Rezo Films
29 rue du Faubourg Poissonnière
75009 Paris
France
Tél : +33 1 42 46 46 30
Fax : +33 1 42 46 40 82
infosrezo@rezofilms.com
www.rezofilms.com

presse / publicist :

Stéphanie Azérad
stephanie.azerad@rezofilms.com
Tel : +33 4 93 39 98 31 / Cell : +33 6 13 24 27 83
Assistée de Sarah Ripoche / Cell : 06 18 25 14 04.
Nanxi Cheng
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