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Christian, a highly acclaimed film documentarian, facing the trials and tribulations of life is in constant need of filling the emptiness which resides in him ever since his young son died. After finishing their documentary in Georgia Chris and his Swedish cinematographer Hans are on their way to the airport when they are suddenly kidnapped and held hostage by Akhmad and his Chechen rebels. They are caught in their Jihad against the Russians and set an ASSIGNMENT - they have to film Akhmad’s war with the Russians!!


project details
Current Status: FINANCING
Script Status: FINAL DRAFT
Language: ENGLISH (Chechen | Russian | German)
Locations set in: GERMANY | GEORGIA | CHECHNYA
Shooting Locations: GERMANY & GEORGIA
Genre: PSYCHOLOGICAL WAR DRAMA
Target Audience: M/F 15 PLUS with core of 15 - 59
Producers: MARCO GILLES & MARIA PAZOUKHINE
Director: NEIL BELL
Screenplay: IGOR HERTZEV & NEIL BELL
DOP: ULF BRANTÅS
Production: SPRING | SUMMER 2018
Delivery: EARLY 2019
Budget: 2.3 MILLION EUROS

THOMAS KRETSCHMANN
as CHRISTIAN
dob: 1962
- The Pianist (2002)
- King Kong (2005)
- Stalingrad (2013)

GOSHA KUTSENKO
as AKHMAD
dob: 1967
- Night Watch (2004)
- Paragraph 78 (2007)
- The Darkest Hour (2011)
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Thomas Kretschmann as Christian in the assignment



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