Fantastically Real

Welcome to the near future, where interpersonal relationships have become a well-paid service. Frido works for the agency "Traumhaft Echt" (Fantastically Real), for which he fills the gaps in people's lives for a few hours as a husband, politician or employee. As he slips from one role to the next, we experience the consequences that this job entails.

  • Daniel Alfie Knußmann
    Weisse auf dem Mond, Alles Ist Sex
  • Daniel Sax
    You don't understand
  • Dominique Stang
  • Cindy Ufer
  • Nelson M. Brandt
    Key Cast
  • Corinna Toni Hinz
    Key Cast
  • Fabiola Netzer
    Key Cast
  • simon Lunkenheimer
    Key Cast
  • Ali-Kaan Aktürk
    Key Cast
    "Kollege Frido"
  • Samira Lamprecht
    Key Cast
    "Kollegin Frido"
  • Heiko Raulin
    Key Cast
    "Kunde Boss"
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    Traumhaft Echt
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    Comedy, Retro-Future
  • Runtime:
    9 minutes 30 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    March 17, 2023
  • Production Budget:
    9,000 EUR
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    Digital, RED
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Director Biography - Daniel Alfie Knußmann, Daniel Sax

Daniel Knußmann and Daniel Sax are a German directing duo that complement each other in the various departments of filmmaking to make their dream of honest and entertaining storytelling a reality - because four eyes see more than two.

Born in 1988, Daniel Sax decided to enroll in the interdisciplinary Media Management program at University of Applied Sciences RheinMain in 2007. After graduating as a Bachelor of Arts, he worked as art director for audiovisual media. Since 2014 he works freelance and focuses on film production with the tasks of directing, camera and editing. His portfolio ranges from commercials to documentary storytelling and short movies.

Daniel Knußmann's environment became aware of his creative talent as a child. Parallel to school, he was allowed to draw with the students as a guest student at the FH Mainz in the field of illustration at the age of 15. During his studies of communication design at the University of Applied Sciences RheinMain his interest more and more circled around the topic of film. During his internship at KONTRASTFILM he worked on ARTE television features and documentaries. He draws storyboards and is versatile in the art department. His projects range from commercials to music videos and edutainment formats to documentary storytelling. In 2018, Daniel Knußmann founded the filmmaker collective COOP. He lives in Zornheim near Mainz.

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