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Make or Break

Make or Break

Non-competitive programs Projection extérieure - Documentaire

Wednesday 6 | 10pm


Alex grows up in the GDR era with his single mother. When she publicly criticises the state, the youth welfare authorities decide to send him to a children's home. After several escape attempts, Alex is sent to the Closed Juvenile Detention Centre Torgau. Its only purpose is to break the will of the adolescents, using military drill and violence. Will Alex break?

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Mike Plitt

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mobyDOK - Website

Director(s) :
Falk Schuster
Mike Plitt

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Falk Schuster

Falk Schuster was born in 1980 and studied design at the Burg Giebischenstein School of Art and Design in Halle, Germany. Since 2009, he has been working freelance in animation, focusing on directing, animation and design. He founded his own animation studio Animated stories. His films have won numerous awards at festivals in Germany and around the world.

Mike Plitt

Biography to come

24th Off-Courts Trouville from September 1 to 9 2023

Useful information:

All festival activities are free and open to all.
The screenings are accessible free of charge on tickets
to be collected, on the day of the screening, at the reception of the festival locate next to the parking des bains.