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AFRICAN TIMBER

Director: Peter F. Bringmann
Screenplay: Christoph Mattner
Director of Photography: Frank Brühne
Cast: Heiner Lauterbach; Dietmar Schönherr; Deborah Lacey; Julien Guiomar
Country, Year of production:
D; F, 1989
Color: Color
Genre: Thriller; Crime; Action; Adventure

Peter Bechtle, a German timber expert, is the new manager of a lumber mill in Ghana. He finds a run-down mill, dangerous for the workers and unprofitable for its owners, industrialist Brasser and the exotic Victoria. But after a while Bechtle begins to understand what's going on and why his predecessor was killed. Precious mahagoni is declared as cheap timber and smuggled to Europe at enormous profit. Bechtle has to stop this and enters into a fight against an obscure web of smugglers, corruption and violence. A gripping eco thriller about the exploitation of the Third World.

HEARTBREAKERS, THE [HEARTBREAKERS, DIE (1983)]

Director: Peter F. Bringmann
Screenplay: Matthias Seelig
Director of Photography: Helge Weindler
Cast: Sascha Disselkamp; Mary Ketikidou; Uwe Bohm; Rolf Zacher
Country, Year of production:
D, 1983
Color: Color
Genre: Music; Comedy; Drama

They didn´t really plan to meet each other but they accidentally met in a police car which carried young troublemakers to the police station after a Rolling Stones concert. This was the moment that gave birth to the "Heartbreakers" - four guys who tried to realize their dream of becoming a successful Rock Band in the Germany of the 60s. Not to forget the girl who wanted to be their singer...

THEO AGAINST THE REST OF THE WORLD [THEO GEGEN DEN REST DER WELT]

Director: Peter F. Bringmann
Screenplay: Matthias Seelig
Director of Photography: Helge Weindler
Cast: Peter Berling; Claudia Demarmels; Guido Gagliardi; Marius Müller-Westernhagen
Country, Year of production:
D, 1980
Color: Color
Genre: Comedy; Road Movie

Truck driver Theo and his partner have founded their own truckage company. They purchase a truck on credit, that gets stolen on the first roadhouse stop they make. Since Theo was carrying smuggled goods he obviously don?t want the police to get involved. So he, his Partner and the student Ines chasing the truck on their own. This chase leads them to southern Europe; where Theo soon has to fight against the Rest of the world?