NRFF London – Film of the Week

THE PECULIAR ABILITIES OF MR MAHLER

East Germany, 1987: Psychic investigator Mahler is assigned to solve the case of a missing 6-year-old boy.

Director: Paul Philipp

Writer: Belo Schwarz

Genre:  Drama

Country: Germany
Producer: Moritz Helmes
Runtime: 29:00

ABOUT THE FILM


East Germany, 1987: The special investigator Mahler is said to have paranormal abilities. The police assigns him to solve the case of the 6-year-old Henry Kiefer, who is missing for weeks now, before this issue leads to political tensions with the West. But then he brings something to light that makes this family tragedy especially political…

ABOUT THE FILMMAKER

 

Born in the 70’s in Freiburg, Germany, director Paul Philipp studied film directing at the Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg. In 2003, he  participated in the Berlinale Talent Contest and since 2005, has worked as a director of TV  commercials with several top international advertising agencies.

FINAL DEADLINE –  NRFF LONDON 2017 SUBMISSIONS

10th June 

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