Steinblicher pic will open FilmFest Munich

MUNICH — Following its world preem at the Karlovy Vary Festival, which begins June 30, Swiss-born helmer Hans Steinbichler’s “Winterreise” will open the FilmFest Munich on July 15.

“Winterreise” stars Josef Bierbichler and Hanna Schygulla in the story of a bankrupt businessman who tries to recover his money by retracing his business partners.

Steinbichler is prepping two projects, comedy “Heartbreaking,” with Munich-based Avista Film, and drama “Heimat Revisited,” with former X-Filme topper Maria Koepf producing.

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