The Forger

a film by Maggie Peren

Germany/ Luxembourg


Jewish aesthete Cioma, 21, does not let anyone take away his joy of life, especially not the Nazis. In 1942, he has to find new ways to make his living in Berlin and escape deportation. In the process he discovers his talent for forgery: not only with passports, but also his own identity.

Written & Directed by

Maggie Peren


Christian Stangassinger

Costume Design

Diana Dietrich

Production Design

Eva-Maria Stiebler

Make Up Design

Katja Reinert


Louis Hofmann, Jonathan Berlin, Andre Jung, Luna Wedler, Nina Gummich, Marc Limpach, Luc Feit, Patrick Hastert, Jeanne Werner, Kristof van Boven, Marie Jung, Stephanie Stremler, Catherine Janke, Steve Karier, Dorothee Neff ,Germain Wagner, Nickel Bösenberg, Monique Reuter, Philippe Thelen, Adrien Papritz, Max Thommes, Geraldine Raths

Supported by

Filmfund Luxembourg, FFA, DFFF, FFF Bayern, ZDF / ARTE


Alexander Fritzemeier, Martin Kosok, Bady Minck, Alexander Dumreicher-Ivanceanu, Dietrich Kluge




AMOUR FOU Luxembourg, Network Movie

Distribution Germany

X Verleih


Beta Cinema