Faster Than Fear

© Stephan Rabold

Faster Than Fear

Limited Series (6 x 45 min. / 3 x 90 min.)

In a spectacular escape, the sadistic murderer André Haffner (Felix Klare) breaks out of a psychiatric institution. Sunny Becker (Friederike Becht), a fugitive tracker with the state police just ending a medical leave, is assigned to lead the manhunt. The tough chief detective superintendent doesn’t entrust everything to her.
Her colleagues Ralf Keller (Thomas Loibl), Markus Fechner (Christoph Letkowski) and Jakob Svoboda (Oleg Tikhomirov) make up her team. Her life partner Alex Reuter (Golo Euler) with whom she does not only work, but also live, share the secret of her recent absence from duty. Will the truth come out and destroy them?

Awards

  • Win at Der Deutsche Fernsehpreis 2022 in the category "Best Actress" for Friederike Becht
  • Win at Der Deutsche Fernsehpreis 2022 in the category "Best Editing Fiction" for Friederike Weymar
  • Nomination at Der Deutsche Fernsehpreis 2022 in the category "Best Mini-Series"
  • Nomination at Der Deutsche Fernsehpreis 2022 in the category "Strong Performance" for Steffen Münster
  • Win at DAfFNE 2022 of the German Academy for Television in the category "Cinematography" for Marcus Kanter
  • Nominations at Filmfest Hamburg 2021 in the category "Special Award of the VFF" for Sam Davis and Kim Fatheuer

 

Commissioning Editors
Christoph Pellander, Barbara Süßmann (Degeto)
Jana Brandt (MDR)
Adrian Paul (MDR)

Director
Florian Baxmeyer

Script & Series Idea
Klaus Arriens
Thomas Wilke

Cast
Friederike Becht
Felix Klare
Christoph Letkowski
Oleg Tikhomirov
Golo Euler
Sarah Bauerett
Thomas Loibl
Lisa Hrdina
Andreas Döhler
Idil Üner
a.a.

Episode 1 - Demons
& Episode 2 - Rats

Broadcast Premiere ARD: 01.01.2022

Episode 3 - Inferno
& Episode 4 - Payback

Broadcast Premiere ARD: 02.01.2022

Episode 5 - Manhunt
& Episode 6 - Freedom

Broadcast Premiere ARD: 09.01.2022