Herman the German
Film - Program 2 Filmfest 2015

Herman the German

Directed by Michael Binz


Director: Michael Binz
Section: Program 2
Country: Germany
Year: 2015
Language: German
Version: Original version with English subtitles
Cast: Gustav Peter Wöhler, Anke Engelke, Hans-Martin Stier, Kerstin Thielemann, Piet Fuchs, Dolunay Gördüm, Igor Novic, Enno Kalisch, Thorsten Franzen, Mareike Hein

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Herman the German

Herman is one of the most experienced bomb disposal technicians in Germany. After a mishap at work that could have proved deadly, Herman learns that he suffers from the very rare Kahnawake syndrome (named after the tribe of Mohawk Indians who have no fear of heights), which prevents him from feeling fear. That could cost him his job. The only chance for a cure is to try out all the known phobias in the world.

Meet the director

Michael Binz


Screenplay: Michael Binz
Director of Photography: Jesse Mazuch
Film Editor: Tom Vennekötter
Production Designer: Claudia Mertens
Sound: Judith Nordbrock
Producer: Maike Drinhausen