Eichinger banks $2 mil from Bavaria

Film documents German terrorist group from the 70's

Producer Bernd Eichinger has received more than $2 million production support from Bavaria, home state of his shingle Constantin Film, for current project “The Baader-Meinhof Complex.”

The drama about a German terrorist group of the 1970s, helmed by Uli Edel, was awarded $1.9 million by the state’s film funder FFF Bayern plus $688,570 from local bank BBF.

FFF in its July sessions slated nearly $5 million for 10 productions, plus further coin for newcomer projects and screenplays. Some $1.4 million went to Joseph Vilsmaier (“The Last Train”) for his adaptation of popular Bavarian stage drama “Der Brandner Kaspar.”

The body announced a new project from Hermine Huntgeburth, helmer of 2005 domestic hit “The White Massai,” who is prepping a new adaptation of Theodor Fontane’s 19th-century novel “Effi Briest.”

Separately, North-Rhine Westphalian funder Filmstiftung NRW awarded $500,000 for Wim Wenders’ new project “The Palermo Shooting.”

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