Walter Sittler as Detective Anders in his eighth case
With Sibel Kekilli, Marcus Mittermeier, Fritzi Haberlandt and Simon Schwarz, the leading roles in this Saturday crime thriller are filled by top-class actors.
Two German couples who are friends go on vacation together on Gotland. Konrad (Marcus Mittermeier) and Yvonne Baumann (Sibel Kekilli) would like to spend a romantic evening together again and entrust their little daughter Lisa to their friends Paul (Simon Schwarz) and Britta Hansen (Fritzi Haberlandt). When they return to their vacation home to check on their little girl, she has disappeared without a trace. Paul and Britta have not noticed anything out of the ordinary; they have spent the evening on the terrace. A ransom demand fails to materialize, and the search is on feverishly for a suspicious van. The case takes a dramatic turn when Konrad is found dead.
His car is pulled out of the sea. Suicide, accident, murder? Only when the investigators analyze data from Konrad’s cell phone do they find a first hot lead. Konrad had received a video message from his daughter’s kidnappers, but had concealed it from his wife. Suddenly, little Lisa is back, and Detective Anders and his team are hot on the heels of the alleged kidnapper. But is the kidnapper also Konrad’s murderer?
Directed by Thomas Roth, the film once again features Walter Sittler and a prominent ensemble of German and Scandinavian actors such as Sibel Kekilli (“Gegen die Wand”), Sólveig Arnarsdóttir (“Das Duo”), Paprika Steen (“Das Fest”), Inger Nilsson (“Pippi Langstrumpf”), Nicole Heesters (“Tatort”) and many more. The screenplay for the eighth film in the series was written by Clemens Murath based on the novel “Den dubbla tystnadenâ€ by Mari Jungstedt. “Der Kommissar und das Meer – Ein Leben ohne Lüge” is a production of Network Movie, Hamburg. Producer: Ilona Schultz. Editing at ZDF are Klaus Bassiner and Wolfgang Feindt.