Deutschland 2017, Spielfilm


Ivo, former professional footballer and jailbird with nothing to lose, is a betting natural. His feel for the sport and background draw the interest of Dejan, who takes him into his family, sucking him quickly into football’s underbelly, a world of global fraud and manipulation where individuals are merely small cogs in an international network whose digital tentacles stretch all the way to China and beyond. But when Ivo meets young Lukas, a talented lad in whom he sees his former self, and starts training him for a top team trial while, at the same time, supposedly grooming and manipulating him on Dejan’s behalf, he also falls in love with the boy’s mother. Now Ivo finds himself caught between two fronts and two families, and has to decide...

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All Credits

Director:Timon Modersohn
Assistant director:Christoph Holsten
Script supervisor:Jutta van Uffelen
Screenplay:Christian Brecht
Director of photography:Christian Rein
Still photography:Gordon A. Timpen
Lighting design:Stefan Uhlenbrock
Production design:Tamo Kunz
Stand-by props:Michael Steinbacher (Set)
Make-up artist:Elke Hahn, Marcus Michael
Costume design:Katrin Aschendorf
Sound assistant:Jascha Schulze
Stunts:Benjamin Nippe
Casting:Suse Marquardt
Frederick LauIvo
Mateo Wansing-LorrioLukas
Dirk HeinrichsScout
Oliver MasucciDejan
Antje TraueVera
Katrin IngendohKatrin
Michael WitteKauczinski
Ludwig Trepte
Goran Navojec
Natalia Avelon
Production company:Frisbeefilms GmbH & Co. KG (Berlin)
in co-production with:Cine+ Filmproduktion GmbH (Berlin), Warner Bros. Pictures Germany GmbH (Hamburg)
Producer:Manuel Bickenbach, Alexander Bickenbach
Line producer:Bogdan Büchner
Unit production manager:Edgar Cox
Location manager:Laura Einmahl, Renè Saldjughian (Motive - NRW), Wladik Subow (Motive - Hamburg), Niklas Effenberger (Set)
Production coordinator:Elisabeth Feltes
Production manager:Lies Schumandl, Peter Futschik
Shoot:04.07.2017-17.08.2017: Nordrhein-Westfalen, Hamburg
Funding:Film- und Medien Stiftung NRW (Düsseldorf), Filmförderung Hamburg Schleswig-Holstein GmbH (FFHSH) (Hamburg)
Picture/Sound:Farbe, Dolby
Screening:Kinostart (DE): 12.04.2018


Originaltitel (DE) Spielmacher



Picture/Sound:Farbe, Dolby
Screening:Kinostart (DE): 12.04.2018