BIFF 2020
Cinema Extraordinaire

Low Profile

Falscher Bekenner
Tyskland / Danmark / 2005 / 94 min
Christoph Hochhäusler
Armin is 18 years old and starts to act strangely in order not to be suffocated by his boring life

18-year-old, freshly graduated Armin is slowly being suffocated by his mother's well-meaning, his father's expectations, the lethal boredom of suburban life. He starts randomly making anonymous claims of responsibility for accidents he witnesses, crimes he reads about. It starts as a game and quickly becomes an obsession. Soon, pretending to be guilty just isn't enough...

Christoph Hochhäusler

Christoph Hochhäusler is educated at HFF in Munich where he studied film directing. His debut film MILCHWALD was well received at the Berlinale in 2003. LOW PROFILE is his second feature length film.