1828 in the German port city of Bremen: Two very different women collide in an age that has no place for either of them. One strives for a career in law, at a time when women aren’t even admitted to universities. The other has lived life outside the law and may now have to pay the tab. One of them needs to get her head together – while the other would do anything not to lose hers. — Based on a true story.

  • Udo Flohr
    Director/Writer/Producer
  • Peer Meter
    Writer
  • Antonia Roeller
    Writer
  • Patricia Ryan
    Producer
  • Suzan Anbeh
    Key Cast “Gesche Gottfried”
    Elisa Thiemann
  • Key Cast “Cato Böhmer”
    Christoph Gottschalch
  • Key Cast “Senator Droste”
  • Roland Jankowsky
    Key Cast “Captain Ehlers”
  • Uwe Bohm
    Key Cast “Kommisar Tonjes”
  • Marita Marschall
    Key Cast “Maid Dorothée”
  • Lea Wolfram
    Key Cast “Shopkeeper Lankenau”
  • Christian Intorp
    Key Cast “Müllermeister Steitz”
  • Marc Ottiker
    Key Cast “Dr. Hoffschläger”
  • Thomas Kist N.S.C.
    Camera & Electric
  • Jean-Pierre Meyer-Gehrke
    Camera & Electric
  • Sven Pape
    Edited by Titanic – Ghosts of the Abyss (2003)
  • Nic Raine
    Original Score
    Alexander (2004), Enigma (2001)
  • City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra
    Original Score
    Arrival« (2016), Mulholland Drive (2001)

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“Effigy – Poison and the City” – Udo Flohr, Germany, 2019, 85’