Maximilian Erlenwein (*1975) already demonstrated a special flair for audience appeal with his highly acclaimed and multi-award-winning thriller debut SCHWERKRAFT (2009). He confirmed himself as an emerging voice of German genre cinema with the psychological thriller STEREO (2014), which premiered in the Panorama section of the Berlinale. Most recently, he demonstrated how ambition and entertainment can be combined with the Netflix production SKYLINES (2019). While studying directing at the German Film and Television Academy Berlin (dffb), Max worked as a cinematographer and shot reports and magazine features. Together with Robin von Hardenberg, he founded Fat Lady Filmproduktion in 2005, with which he realizes music videos, documentaries, image films and commercials.
A dive at one of the world's most remote spots becomes a fight for survival for sisters Drew (25) and May (30), when rocks tumble into the sea after a landslide, trapping May in the deep. As their oxygen runs low, Drew is forced to make a decision on life and death all by herself, with no help in sight...
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