Skip to main content

Lock Picking

Germany, 2002 (MIFF 2003, Fiction)

Director: Scott Kirby

"Don't look back, never, that's the secret". A young woman explores her latest interests— lock picking and cat burglary—with the help of a new friend, a male escape artist. Their relationship tests the patience of her boyfriend as she seeks to perfect her talents.

See also...

Thomaschek’s Plan

East Germany 1961, the wall has gone up. Out in the country a young boy notices that the village postman, a very unsporty gentleman, has suddenly started running as a hobby. Stop watches, binoculars ... More »

Dragonblood

Marianne works late nights in a 24-hour supermarket. She finds an ingenious and surreal way of escaping the drudgery of her job. ... More »

Chainsmoker

Take a bizarre romp one cold winter's night in Berlin when a woman who locks herself out of her apartment and gets a coin stuck in a cigarette-vending machine, unwittingly sets in motion an ... More »

Wedding Guests

A photographer catches a glimpse of a wedding party arriving - through her eyes we follow this group, as several stories spin off in the course of the wedding. ... Niko Bmcher's gracious, speechless ... More »

Gone Underground

Blade Runner meets Psycho in this wildly stylised short shocker that graphically depicts the hazards of underground commuting. This futuristic German slasher film revels in gross-out filmmaking and ... More »

Select a festival
Search The Film Archive
Browse By Director