Raue advised Zeitsprung on the production of the feature film “Lieber Thomas” (Dear Thomas) The film has been shortlisted for the German Film Award.

“Lieber Thomas” is a film biography by Andreas Kleinert about the writer and filmmaker Thomas Brasch, played by Albrecht Schuch. Produced by Zeitsprung Pictures in co-production with NDR, BR, WDR and Arte, the feature film depicts the life of Thomas Brasch. When Soviet tanks rolled through Prague in 1968, Brasch demonstrated with other students on the streets of Berlin. Betrayed by his father to the Stasi, he serves a prison sentence and is released on parole. From then on, he writes about love, revolution and death. With no prospect of being heard in the GDR, Brasch leaves the country. In the West he is celebrated and his books become bestsellers.

The feature film “Lieber Thomas” was awarded in the category “Best Film” and “Best Actor” at the Black Nights Festival in Tallinn in 2021.

Raue comprehensively accompanied Zeitsprung in the creation of the script and advised on all copyright and personality law issues.

The long-standing Raue client Zeitsprung produces feature films, TV movies & TV series. Further business areas are the conception and realization of documentaries, magazine and infotainment programs as well as transmedia productions. Zeitsprung is highly respected as a provider of many award-winning formats and programs within the German as well as international film and television landscape.

Advisor to Zeitsprung Pictures GmbH

Raue, Berlin: Prof. Dr. Jan Hegemann (Partner, Media), Dr. Anna-Sophie Hollenders (Associate Partner, Media), Lisa Schopp (Senior Associate, Media)

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