«THE DARK SIDE OF THE MOON», directed by Stephan Rick, starring Moritz Bleibtreu, Jürgen Prochnow and Nora von Waldstätten, is a co-production between Iris Productions and Port-au-Prince Film & Kultur Produktions, SWR, ARD Degeto et Film1, and with the collaboration of Arctic Pictures and Lailaps Pictures.
The production has received the support of Luxembourg Film Fund, Film-Medienstiftung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Deutschen Filmförderfonds and Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg.
- Zürich Film Festival, screenings 27 and 28 September, category “Gala Premieres”.
- Hambourg Film Festival, 24th September to 04th October, 2015
The Dark Side of the Moon is a psycho thriller about an hotshot solicitor Urs Blank going through a midlife crisis. In search of new experiences he meets Lucy, a young hippie woman. After a magic mushroom trip, he slowly starts losing control over his business-driven life. As no one can help him, he escapes to the forest. But the solution of his problems is menancingly drawing closer, as his earlier life begins to track him down…
The theatrical release is scheduled 14th January, 2016