PORTRAITS

Hans Haas - It tastes like Home

Hans Haas is among the best Chefs in Europe. He leads the Tantris in Munich since 1991. The Tyrolean comes from a modest family. He discovers his passion for regional and natural food products at his parents farm. It still left an imprint on the way he cooks today.

 

Documentary, 44 minutes.

A RH Film Production commissioned by Bavarian Broadcast, 2016.

Language version: German.

Octoberfest Host Toni Roiderer

In 1989 a dream came true for the Bavarian butcher Toni Roiderer. He became host of the Hacker tent at the Octoberfest in Munich. He could only realize this dream with the support of his family. In 2011 his beloved son Markus died at the age of 33, leaving a big gap in his successful life.

 

Documentary, 44 minutes.


A RH Film Production commissioned by Bavarian Broadcast, 2013.

Language version: German.

Free Falling - Freya von Stülpnagel

Freya von Stülpnagel, a law teacher, housewife and mother, looses the track of her life when her son Benny commits suicide. After a period of deep mourning and distress, she ends up quitting her job in order to devote her time to an activity that gives back sense and strength to her life: the group "Orphaned Parents".

 

Documentary, 44 minutes.
A RH Film production commissioned by Bavarian Broadcast, 2012.
Language version: German.

Günther Maria Halmer - Portrait of the Actor

Günther Maria Halmer is a well known German movie actor. He played alongside Ben Kingsley in "Ghandi" and with Meryl Streep in the Oscar-winning movie "Sophie's choice". In "The Path is my Goal" the actor describes his difficult childhood and how he came to realize his dream of becoming an actor.

 

Documentary, 44 minutes.
A RH Film production commissioned by Bavarian Broadcast, 2007.
Language version: German.

Franz Geiger - Portrait of the Author and Director

81 year-old Franz Geiger developed as a playwright and script writer. Like his characters, he was a courageous rebel. He took part in the activities of the "White Rose" resistance group led by the Scholl siblings, was sentenced to death by the Nazis and has luckily been saved by the war's end.

 

Documentary, 44 minutes.
A RH Film production commissioned by Bavarian Broadcast, 2001.
Language version: German.

New York Taxi Driver

The film portrays taxi drivers on their endless journeys through Manhattan. While on the lookout for customers, they talk about their lives in New York and about their own versions of the American dream. „If you make it here, you make it anywhere“.

 

Documentary, 55 minutes.


A RH Film Production commissioned by ZDF/arte, 1995.


Language versions: German, English.

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