As we were dreaming, the outskirts of Leipzig were the world. The GDR had gone and we still were there. Pitbull was not a pusher yet. Mark was not dead yet. Rico was the greatest boxer and Starlet the most beautiful girl, but she didn’t love me the way I loved her. Everything changed. For us it was the best of times.
ANDREAS DRESEN was born 1963 in Gera and studied “Konrad Wolf” University of Film & Television in Potsdam-Babelsberg. Since 1992, he has been working as a writer and director for film, TV and theater. A selection of his award-winning films includes: SILENT COUNTRY (1992), NIGHT SHAPES (1998), THE POLICEWOMAN (2000), GRILL POINT (2001), VOTE FOR HENRYK! (2003), WILLENBROCK (2004), SUMMER IN BERLIN (2005), CLOUD 9 (2008), WHISKY WITH VODKA (2009), STOPPED ON TRACK (2011), and AS WE WERE DREAMING (ALS WIR TRÄUMTEN, 2015).
Berlinale 2015 (In Competition)