Centres on two people, a young man who is a failed philosophy student and a well known gambler, and his cousin who has been brought up in expensive colleges, but who is bored to death with her life. One day however the two are thrown into each others company due to matters dealing with an inheritance… —BFI
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
An overview of the revelations of Rotterdam’s retro on the German auteur.