Karl, confused by increasing drug comsumption, believes that he is on the track of a global conspiracy of the secret alliance of the "illuminators". On 23 May 1989, Karl is discovered dead in a little forest near Hannover. It could never be solved whether he committed suicide or if he was murdered.
23 is based an a true event and extensive investigations.
1989 SEKT ODER SELTERS, doc
1991 LACHENDES GEWITTER, short
1992 MECHANIK DES WUNDERS, doc.
1996 NACH 5 IM URWALD
Cast & Crew
Directed by: Hans-Christian Schmid
Written by: Hans-Christian Schmid
Produced by: Thomas Wöbke, Jakob Claussen
Cinematography: Klaus Eichhammer
Editing: Hansjörg Weißbrich
Production Design: Ingrid Henn
Costume Design: Peri de Braganca
Hair & Make-up: Stephanie Hilke
Main Cast: Jan-Gregor Kremp (Lupo), August Diehl (Karl Koch), Fabian Busch (David), Dieter Landuris (Pepe)
Nominations and Awards
- EFA Feature Film Selection 1999