FICTION
FIRST FILM

Cops

Stefan A. Lukacs (aka Istvan)
Young, ambitious police recruit Chris shoots a mentally ill man on duty. He is celebrated as a hero, but soon after, traumatic symptoms begin to surface. In a desperate attempt not to be exposed by his tough superior Konstantin, he resorts to excessive violence, in order to hide his trauma and fulfill his dream of becoming an elite cop.
Technical Data
Running time: 93
Format: digital
Screen ratio: 1:2.39
Language spoken: German
Production year: 2018
Credits
Director(s): Stefan A. Lukacs (aka Istvan)
Writer(s): Stefan A. Lukacs
Cinematographer(s): Andreas Thalhammer, Xiaosu Han
Key cast: Laurence Rupp, Anton Noori, Maria Hofstätter, Roland Düringer, Michael Fuith
Producers: Arash T. Riahi, Karin C. Berger
Premiere: Saarbrücken
Awards (selection): Best Screenplay (Skopje), Univerciné Jury Prize + Audience Award (Nantes),
Award for best acting newcomer in a supporting role + Audience Award + Award for socially relevant film (Saarbrücken), FIPA d'or (Biarritz), Best Acting Award to the ensemble + Audience Prize (Graz/Diagonale)
Production company
Golden Girls Filmproduktion & Filmservices GmbH
Seidengasse 15/3/20
1070 Vienna
tel:+43 1 810 56 36
International Sales
EastWest Filmdistribution
Lerchengasse 24/25
1080 Vienna
tel:+43 1 890 83 76