Ugly & Blind

Ferdi is ugly. And he desperately wants a girlfriend but he can’t because: ugly. One day however he meets Jona and Jona is blind. For the first time in his life, there is hope. What Ferdi doesn’t know is that Jona isn’t really blind. She’s just pretending. After she ran away from home to drop out of school she needed a place to stay and began to play blind to live with he Cousine Cecile in the home for the blind. Should Ferdi find out, he will most likely kill himself.

  • Tom Lass
  • Tom Lass
  • Ilinca Florian
  • Lasse Scharpen
  • Naomi Achternbusch
    Key Cast
  • Tom Lass
    Key Cast
  • Clara Schramm
    Key Cast
  • Dimitri Stapfer
    Key Cast
  • Eva Löbau
    Key Cast
  • Peter Marty
    Key Cast
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    Blind & Hässlich
  • Project Type:
  • Genres:
    Drama, Tragic Comedy
  • Runtime:
    1 hour 38 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    June 24, 2017
  • Country of Origin:
  • Language:
    German, Swiss German
  • Shooting Format:
    ProRes 2k
  • Aspect Ratio:
  • Film Color:
  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
  • International Munich Film Festival

    National Premiere
    FIPRESCI Prize of the Intl. Film Critics
  • International Filmfestival Oldenburg
Distribution Information
  • Daredo Media
    Country: Germany
    Rights: Internet, Video on Demand, Pay Per View
Director Biography - Tom Lass

Tom Lass. Born in 1983 in Munich. Didn’t study anything. Started acting at the Age of 15 in 1999. Since 2005 he became active behind the camera first as a production assistant and driver, then unit- and location manager and eventually first A.D. He then made a big leap with his first, improvised low budget
feature, PAPA GOLD (2011): it was nominated for the Max-Ophüls-Award and the First Steps Award and won, amongst others, the Association of German Film Critics Award at the Achtung Berlin festival. He followed it in 2013 with another low budget feature, KAPTN OSKAR, which took the top award at the Oldenburg Film Festival and its lead actress Martina Schöne-Radunski taking home the Seymour Cassel Award. His 3rd feature UGLY & BLIND is a collaboration with ZDF and premiered at the International Filmfest Munich, where the Jury of International Film Critics FIPRESCI bestowed it with its prestigious Prize.

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