Movie at GERMAN SCHOOL campus

die pfefferkorner und der fluch des schwarzen konigs

Film screening with the support of the Goethe-Institut

1931 West Coast Hwy, Newport Beach CA 92663
Saturday March 17th, 5:00pm – 7:00 pm

Germany (2017), 97 min. DIGITAL
German with English Subtitles FSK (no age restriction)
Director: Christian Theede Screenplay: Dirk Ahner
Cinematography: The Chau Ngo
Cast: Marleen Quentin, Ruben Storck, Emilia Flint, Luke Matt Röntgen, Leo Gapp, Devdi Striesow, Katharina Wackernagel
Producers: Michael Lehmann, Kerstin Ramcke, Holger Ellermann
Production Company: Letterbox Filmproduktion, Norddeutscher Rundfunk, Senator Film Produktion

Young amateur detectives Mia (Marleen Quentin), Benny (Ruben Storck), and Alice (Emilia Flint) solve crimes in their big-city hometown of Hamburg, Germany. Because they are small, fiery, tough, and as a group, pack a powerful punch, they are known as The Peppercorns. Before their summer class trip to the Gruber family’s mountain ranch, Mia’s young friend Luca Gruber (Leo Gapp) warns them not to come. Luca fears that his search for the fabled treasure of the Black King has cursed the ranch. When the class arrives, a series of mysterious events seem to confirm Luca’s fears. What is behind the curse? Where will the clues lead them? Is the ranch really under the spell of an evil mountain spirit, or is someone trying to put the Grubers out of business? This is a case for the Peppercorns. With the assistance of their new classmate Johannes (Luke Matt Röntgen), the young sleuths use their combined skills to unravel this mountain mystery and hope to save the Gruber’s ranch. Full of suspense, action, and adventure, Christian Theede’s film brings the beloved German television series to the big screen.