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ndF: Berlin shoots new thriller with Hans Sigl

After the successful ZDF thrillers “Flucht durchs Höllental” and “Der Feind meines Feindes” from ndF Berlin, Hans Sigl is once again filming a thriller in the tried and tested constellation. This time in Portugal.

Under the working title “Escape from Lisbon”, filming will continue in Lisbon and the surrounding area until around 20 April. The tech thriller, directed by Steffi Doehlemann, is once again based on a screenplay by author and producer Hans-Hinrich Koch, ndF: Berlin. The German/Portuguese cast includes Hans Sigl, Hana Sofia Moreno, Vassilis Koukalani, Goncalo Diniz, Igor Reggala, Marion Kracht, Christoph Franken and Nadja Becker in front of the camera of Oliver-Maximilian Kraus.

After a failed Interpol operation, Tom Fährmann (Hans Sigl), a human rights activist in hiding and experienced escape agent, is tasked with finding Sofia Moreno (Hana Sophia Lopes), an informant who has disappeared in Lisbon, and bringing her to a safe house on the Portuguese coast. But when Fährmann realises that Sofia’s eight-year-old son Noa (Santiago André) is in the hands of a hacker organisation that the programmer wanted to fight with her filter programme against fake news, his mission turns into a rescue mission in which Fährmann can no longer trust anyone.


It is produced by Fiction Magnet GmbH in co-operation with ndF: Berlin GmbH on behalf of ZDF and ServusTV. Silvia Lambri is the ZDF editor in charge.


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