Strong PTI Line-Up at the 2014 Cannes Festival

Lonely hitmen, mama's boys, Sigmund Freud, depressed vampires, brave resistance fighters and violent youths: Picture Tree International gears up to present a number of new films at the Croisette


Berlin, 29 April 2014 – The international sales and production outfit Picture Tree International (PTI) is heading to the Cannes Film Festival (14-25 May 2014) with several brand-new motion pictures on board: Sigrid Hoerner's MISS SIXTY is a German comedy starring Iris Berben and Edgar Selge about a 60 year-old molecular biologist looking to become a mother for the first time; Robert Glinski's STONES FOR THE RAMPART (KAMIENIE NA SZANIEC) is a Polish historical drama based on the novel of the same name by Aleksander Kaminski examining the lives of three young resistance fighters in Nazi-occupied Poland; Bettina Oberli's LOVELY LOUISE is a lighthearted comedy about a 55 year-old son who still lives with his mother; Florian Mischa Böder's A HITMAN’S SOLITUDE BEFORE THE SHOT (DIE EINSAMKEIT DES KILLERS VOR DEM SCHUSS) is a fun-packed German-French comedy starring Benno Fürmann and Mavie Hörbiger about a hitman who – after eight years of waiting – gets his first job at the worst conceivable moment; David Ruehm's THERAPY FOR A VAMPIRE (IM SCHATTEN DES SPIEGELS) is an Austrian vampire comedy starring Tobias Moretti, Jeanette Hein and Dominic Oley about a depressed vampire who seeks out the help of Sigmund Freud; and, finally, Simon Jaquemet's haunting Swiss drama WAR (CHRIEG) is about a 15 year-old boy named Matteo who finds himself in an escalating cycle of violence.

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