A department store security guard is secretely in love with a clerk in the store's bookshop. He regularly watches her over the in-house security cameras and follows her in the evenings to the train. When he witnesses his apparent rival being attacked in the train, he gets off instead of helping him - a decision with devastating consequences.

Original title: Auf der Strecke
Director: Reto Caffi
Script: Reto Caffi, Philippe Zweifel
Cinematography: Piotr Rosolowski
Music: Ivo Ubezio, Daniel Jakob, Oli Kuster
Others: Editing: Thomas Bachmann; Sound: Marc von Stürler; Sound Design: Andreas Hildebrandt
Production: Kunsthochschule für Medien Köln
Cast: Roeland Wiesnekker, Catherine Janke, Leonardo Nigro, Hanspeter Bader, André Meyer, Julie Bräuning, Roland Bonjour
Dialogue: German, Swiss German
Subtitles: German
Clearance of minors: 12 years
FBW rating: particularly valuable
Licensed territory: Worldwide

Student Academy Award 2008, Jury and Audience Award German Competition, ISFF Hamburg 2008

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