INVENTION OF TRUST
Film - HFF Special 2 Filmfest 2016

INVENTION OF TRUST

Directed by Alex Schaad

Info

Director: Alex Schaad
Section: HFF Special 2
Country: Germany
Year: 2015
Language: German
Version: Original version with English subtitles
Cast: Dimitrij Schaad, Ulrich Wessel, Petra M. Nérette, Patrick Finger, Omid Memar
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INVENTION OF TRUST

Young high school teacher Michael Gewa receives a mysterious message. A company called "b.good" has bought his internet and mobile phone data, giving him a rating based on his digital footprint, his personal and professional qualifications, and his relationship history. He refuses their offer to keep this info confidential for a small fee, and what follows is a wildfire: Gewa has to struggle to retain and regain the respect and confidence of his friends, colleagues and students.



  • Duration: 30 Min.

  • Film School: HFF München

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Meet the director

INVENTION OF TRUST

Alex Schaad

Alex Schaad was born in Kazakhstan and came to Germany when he was three. He grew up in Sigmaringen and worked for the stage, TV and film as a freelancer for three years after high school. He enrolled at Munich film school HFF. His second film INVENTION OF TRUST won the Student Oscar 2016, writing the schript with his brother Dimitri.

Credits

Screenplay: Dimitrij Schaad, Alex Schaad
Director of Photography: Ahmed El Nagar
Film Editor: Franziska Köppel
Composer: Richard Ruzicka
Production Designer: Lena Weckelmann
Costume Design: Sandra Ogiolda
Sound: Georgios Champosoglou
Producer: Richard Lamprecht