'Whisky With Vodka' in the mix in Munich
Andreas Dresen comedy also will screen in Karlovy VaryBERLIN -- "Whisky With Vodka," the new film from German director Andreas Dresen, will have its world premiere at the Munich Film Festival this month.
The comedy stars Henry Hubschen as a lovable but alcoholic actor whose career and love life are sliding off the rails. "Whisky With Vodka" sees Dresen reteam with screenwriter Wolfgang Kohlhaase, who penned the script to the director's 2005 sleeper hit "Summer in Berlin."
Dresden's most recent film, the critically acclaimed seniors sex dramedy "Cloud 9," won him the best director prize at this year's German Film Awards, Germany's version of the Oscars.
"Whisky With Vodka" will premiere in Munich on June 30 before heading to the Karlovy Vary Festival, where it will have its international premiere July 6.
The Munich Film Festival (June 26-July 4) will announce its complete lineup Thursday.