PLANET DER KANNIBALEN
Director: Hans-Christoph Blumenberg
Feature film | D | 2001
90 min | Dolby A
35th Hof International Film Festival
Germany, October 2020, thirty years after reunification. The breakdown of the European economy and an acute energy crisis have driven the country into poverty. In this state of emergency, a totalitarian state has established itself that not only forbids smoking under pain of severe punishment but also is striving for complete control over the media. A ruthless war is raging between the two remaining media empires, Alphaplus and Eurolux.
Werner Best, Alphaplus’s mysterious boss, gives Emma Trost, the young director of Trend Management, an impossible task: In order to win the final war in viewer ratings, she has to trace extraterrestrials in town and present them on Alphaplus …