A serious accident lands Simon (Ryan Phillippe) in a hospital bed with no recollection of what put him there. His memory of the past two years is wiped out, even though some epic events have occurred during that span. His brother Peter (Robert Sean Leonard) was killed, and Simon’s now married to Anna (Piper Perabo), whom he doesn’t remember ever meeting. He also has bizarre dreams about a woman (Sarah Polley) he loved before his accident.
Roland Suso Richter born in 1961, achieved his breakthrough with his first feature-length film for the cinema, “Kolp” (1983). Following its screening at Cannes, the film was invited to numerous international film festivals, was nominated for the German Film Award and the Bavarian Film Award, and went on to win the 1986 Youth Video Prize. “Sven’s Secret” (1994) received countless awards including the 1996 Erich Kaestner Prize and the Rocky Award at the Banff Television Festival.
Richter enjoyed further cinema success with “14 Days to Life” (“14 Tage Lebenslaenglich”, 1997). In 1997, he directed the TV thriller “Buddies”. For his outstanding work as director on “The Bubi Scholz Story” (TV, 1998), he received the Bavarian Television Award. His other films include: “After The Truth” (“Nichts als die Wahrheit”, 1999), which was shown in competition at San Sebastian in 1999, as well as “A Hand Full of Grass” (“Eine Hand voll Gras”, 2000) and “The Tunnel” (2001), both of which screened… read more