UMBRA OF DECEIT
In the halls of power, a minister has fallen from grace. Government agent Beckett recruits a deadly operative with a dubious past to restore control via coercion. As the power play unfolds, Beckett must confront the consequences of his choices while Richards seeks to safeguard his own interests.
Dave LojekDirector176 films
Anthony StraegerWriter10 screenplays got produced
Dave LojekProducer176 films
Aidan O SullivanKey Cast"Beckett"dozens of films
Fergus KeaneKey Cast"Richards"many shorts and plays
Matthew De BarraCinematographer
Genres:coercion, crime, politics, underworld, operative, plotting, treason, film noir, powerplay, miniature, kino
Completion Date:August 31, 2023
Country of Origin:Germany
Country of Filming:Ireland
Shooting Format:2k BMC
APEIRON FILMSDistributorCountry: Worldwide
Dave Lojek loves filmmaking and belongs to the most prolific and most often selected directors with over 1876 premiere screenings of his distributions at international film festivals worldwide. His favorite genres are comedy, parody, fantasy, romance, poetry, sci-fi and experiment. Dave also directs documentaries, dramas, portraits, and music videos. His works and distributions won 231 film awards. Dave Lojek graduated with an MA in English / American and Cultural Studies from Humboldt-University in his hometown Berlin.
In terms of content and style, Dave's poetic films are about magic, love, death, friendship, loneliness, artists, oddities, escapism, mythology and the everyday. Based on the Homo-Ludens-principle, Dave clearly focuses his often-cheerful work on the universal and timeless. His motivation is intrinsic.
As independent producer, he created 178 movies in 26 cities in 12 European countries by 2023. Mr. Lojek hosts monthly open cinema screenings in Germany’s oldest cinema and annual film workshops called KinoKabarets with his initiative KinoBerlino. Dave works as film distributor and president of a Film Association. The productions of APEIRON FILMS and KinoBerlino have been broadcast weekly since 2008 (ca. 11.982 times) on German TV and viewed online over 2 million times.
Selected Filmography (23% of the total œvre) of Director and Producer Dave Lojek
2023: EGGSPRESSION • OSMOSIS • UMBRA OF DECEIT
2021: FUCHS & PINGUIN
2020: OCCURRENCES OF QUESTIONABLE SIGNIFICANCE
2018: I CAME FROM THE FUTURE • SNITCH • THE LAST SUPPER • KEEPER
2016: SAMA SŁODYCZ • DAS SPRICHWÖRTLICHE GLÜCK • REFUGEE POETRY
2015: FRUWAJĄCA FORTUNA • KINSKISCHRAUBE
2014: THE PRINCESS STRIKES BACK • FILM KITCHEN
2013: HEK TICK TACK • PSYCHIC SUE • PARADISE BEACH • FOCUS POCUS
2012: TWO TOO ODD • MADEMOISELLE NIMSI • SICK CITY
2011: TRUST • BELIEVE • METEORITES
2010: DER MIETER • PERSPECTIVE • MARIES STIMME • FLUSSAUFWÄRTS
2009: KIT & SUKA • MUSE • SERENDIPITY • INDECISION
2008: ROFL • ANGELS • PHOBIEN
2007: PROJEKTION • EVERMORE • FUTILITY • PELT PEOPLE
1998-2000: SELBST UND FREMDBILDER IN DER WERBUNG Teil 1-3
Logline: A corrupt government, a skilled operative, a deadly alliance.
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