THE MISSION

Thriller about a witness protection program written by three-time Grimme Award winner Holger Karsten Schmidt, produced by Oscar-winning director Florian Baxmeyer.

16-year-old Miki Witt witnesses a murder of a highly dangerous criminal clan. The state police bureau integrates him and his parents into a witness protection program. It is witness protector Sarah Brandt’s first mission. She doesn’t know yet that this mission will force her to make the choice of a lifetime.

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Production details

length

105 min / 90 min

channels

editorial department

Carolin Haasis, Sascha Schwingel (ARD Degeto Film)

director

Florian Baxmeyer

screenplay

Holger Karsten Schmidt

actors

Anna Bederke, Anja Kling, Aaron Hilmer, Oliver Masucci, Gregor Bloéb, Johannes Allmayer, Sina Bianca Hentschel, Stefano Bernadrin, Michael Mendl

composer

Christoph Zirngibl

cinematography

Katharina Bühler

executive producers

Oliver Schündler

co-producers

Viola Film (Service Produktion Italien)

international distribution

Studio Hamburg GmbH

press reviews

“Brutally tough and unsparing – this film shows a mission and its pitfalls and leaves you speechless.”

TV MOVIE

 

“Thrilling until the very last minute.”

RTV