When he sets off on a relaxing holiday by the beach with his wife and his son Thomas, the attorney Niels has no idea that it will end up being a fatal refugee drama. When Thomas meets an exhausted African woman called Djamille, he decides to help her and hides her in their hotel room. It later turns out that in her attempts to flee her country, the young woman ended up in the clutches of a criminal human trafficking circle that forces her to work as a prostitute in order to pay off her debt. Although his father is against helping her, Thomas tries to buy her out…


Titel: Implosion

Genre: Youth drama
Year: 2012

Script/Director: Sören Voigt
Producer: Kai Künnemann, Hans Eddy Schreiber, Jordi Rediu, Norbert Llarás
Editor: Lucas Schmidt

Main Cast: Sven Gielnik, Eye Haidara, Hans-Jochen Wagner, Carolina Clemente, Eriq Ebouaney

DOP: Olaf Hirschberg
Production Design: Mani Martínez
Costume Design: Susanne Sasserath
Make-up: Cyntia Cerda , Vanessa Royo
Montage: Gergana Voigt
Sound: Michael Bartylak
Music: Jakob Ilja
Casting: Mercè Espelleta

World Sales: Media Luna

Coproduction with: Zip Films, Living Films, ZDF, Gaia Audiovisuals, cine plus Filmproduction
Best Cast Ensemble, Festival of German films, Mannheim 2012

Hof International Filmfestival 2011
Filmfestival Max Ophüls Award 2012
Filmfestival Mecklenburg-Vorpommern 2012
Festival of German Films 2012
Fünf Seen Filmfestival 2012
Cologne Conference 2012
Biberacher Filmfestival 2012
European Filmfestival Miami 2012
Giffoni Filmfestival 2012 (Italien)
Prix Europa 2012
Int. Filmfestival Sao Paulo 2012