Eric and Martin have been friends. Today they're not. They're driving to the lake to have one last fishing trip.


Max Gleschinski


Max Gleschinski
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Credited cast:
Florian Bartholomäi ... Martin
Bernhard Conrad Bernhard Conrad ... Eric
Maike Johanna Reuter Maike Johanna Reuter ... Frenni
Jan 'Monchi' Gorkow Jan 'Monchi' Gorkow ... Speiche
Arne Fuhrmann Arne Fuhrmann ... Onkel Achim
Petra Nadolny Petra Nadolny ... Uta
Christoph Gottschalch Christoph Gottschalch ... Saxon father
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Heller Bremer Heller Bremer ... Villager
Alex Czerwinski ... Gas station attendant
Maria Radomski Maria Radomski ... Lisa
Ulrike Reinhold Ulrike Reinhold ... Saxon mother
Frank Strobel Frank Strobel ... Rainer
Benjamin Weiß Benjamin Weiß ... Funeral speaker
Tristan Winkler Tristan Winkler ... Bocki


The two friends Martin and Eric spend a quiet weekend at a forest lake and want to fish there. Just like the two of them did in their childhood. Even then, 20 years ago, they were in love with the same girl. Frenni. For Martin, the crush has meanwhile turned into great love, because he lives with Frenni in a small house on his parents' farm. They haven't had any contact with Eric for a long time. One day he suddenly stands in front of her door and wants to confront Martin on the last fishing trip to the reservoir with all the unsaid that has been on his mind for years. Written by Canon y mus

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Director Max Gleschinski was 22 years old when he wrote the screenplay for 'Kahlschlag'. At the time of shooting he was 23 years old. When Max was 24, the film won the renowned 'German Cinema New Talent Award' at the Hof International Film Festival where it premiered. See more »

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Friends? Enemies? Lovers? Where does it start and how does it end?
4 February 2019 | by sallycoffeecupSee all my reviews

I was at the Snowdance film fest in Germany when I had the chance to watch this movie. The filmmaking is top notch, acting spot on, and the twist make this a well done flick. At points you are on the edge of your seat.

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5 March 2020 (Germany) See more »

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