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Berlin: Louis Hofmann Cast in Damian John Harper’s ‘Fresh’ (Exclusive)

Berlin: Louis Hofmann Cast in Damian John Harper’s ‘Fresh’ (Exclusive)

German star Louis Hofmann is set to topline Damian John Harper’s upcoming drama “Fresh,” a German-language adaptation of Scottish writer Mark McNay’s novel of the same name.

Hofmann plays a young man who must emancipate himself from his tyrannical older brother.

Unlike the book, which is set in the outskirts of Glasgow, the film’s story takes place in a working-class neighborhood near Duisburg in western Germany’s Ruhr Valley region, known as the country’s rust belt.

Harper describes the tale as “a mosaic of a ticking bomb, brutal memories and trauma-induced daydreams.”

Fresh” is produced by Weydemann Bros., the production company behind last year’s hit Berlinale screener “System Crasher” as well as Harper’s 2018 award-winning drama “In the Middle of the River,” about a troubled Iraq vet in New Mexico seeking to avenge his sister’s death.

Harper’s longtime production partners, Jakob and Jonas Weydemann,

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