Probek, a criminal, has come up with the supposedly perfect coup: While his two accomplices raid a bank and demand a ransom of several millions from the police, Probek calmly observes the events from the hotel opposing the bank – and tells his men inside the bank by radio what to do. At first, everything works according to plan. But soon Probek’s subtle operation turns into a psychological cat-and-mouse game between him and the head of operations of the police who senses that there is another man in the background besides the two men in the bank. —filmportal.de
Dominik Graf was born September 6, 1972, as the son of the actors Selma and Robert Graf. In 1972, he took up German language and literature studies as well as musicology at the University of Munich. In 1974, however, he switched to the Academy for Television & Film (HFF), where he shot the short film “Carlas Briefe” during his first academic year. In addition to his studies, he wrote screenplays for the TV series Auf Achse. Furthermore, he played small roles in feature films such as Der Mädchenkrieg (1977, Alf Brustellin, Bernhard Sinkel). He also took on the leading role in Heidi Genée’s comedy 1 + 1 = 3 (1979).
He received the Bavarian Film Award for his graduation film Der kostbare Gast (1979). Subsequently, Graf concentrated on his television work and directed several episodes for series such as Familientag and Köberle kommt. With his work on the TV series Der Fahnder and the Tatort episode Schwarzes… read more