Great Freedom

Feature Film

In post-war Germany Hans is imprisoned again and again for being homosexual. Due to paragraph 175 his desire for freedom is systematically destroyed. The one steady relationship in his life becomes his long time cell mate, Viktor, a convicted murderer. What starts as revulsion grows into something called love.

Feature Film by: Sebastian Meise
Cast: Franz Rogowski, Georg Friedrich
Year of Production: 2020
Writer: Sebastian Meise, Thomas Reider
Producers: Benny Drechsel, Sabine Moser, Oliver Neumann
Production Company: Rohfilm Productions (GER), Freibeuter Films (AT)
Worldsales: The Match Factory
Partners: BKM, Mitteldeutsche Medienförderung (MDM), DFFF, Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg (MBB), ZDF, ÖFI, Filmstandort Österreich, Filmfonds Wien, ORF