Leipzig-based Rohfilm, whose Forum screener “Deadweight
” unspooled at the Berlin Film Festival on Sunday, has unveiled a number of upcoming productions, including, “Three Peaks,” starring Germany’s “Homeland
” star Alexander Fehling
and French-Argentine actress Berenice Bejo
(“The River Used to Be a Man”) is directing the €2.5 million ($2.8 million) film, a family drama set in the Tirolean Alps. Echo Film in Italy and German pubcaster Swr are co-producing.
Also scheduled to shoot this year is Lothar Herzog
’s Belorussia-set debut feature “Woods.” Pubcasters Wdr and Arte are onboard as co-producers.
In addition, Rohfilm is putting together financing for Emily Atef
’s “Three Days in Quiberon,” about famed Austrian-born actress Romy Schneider
, starring Marie Baeumer, Birgit Minichmayr
and Charly Huebner.
The company is currently finishing up Raoul Peck
’s previously announced “The Young Karl Marx
,” starring August Diehl
, which is currently in post-production in Belgium and Germany.Axel Koenzen