Cleveland International Film Festival } April 7 – April 20, 2021

Who Am I - No System is Safe
(Who Am I - Kein System Ist Sicher)

Year: 2014
Country: GERMANY
Run Time: 105 minutes

Who Am I - No System is Safe
Who Am I - No System is Safe
Who Am I - No System is Safe
Who Am I - No System is Safe

Blurring the lines between reality and the virtual world, WHO AM I – NO SYSTEM IS SAFE is a brilliantly complicated thriller that’s part “Fight Club,” part “Hackers.” Benjamin is a loner who can’t seem to find love, friends, or success in the real world. In the dark corners of the internet, though, it’s a different story. A self-taught hacker, he’s put his skills to work, pulling off relatively timid but impressive security breaches. His inspiration comes from MRX, a mysterious hacker who’s become a celebrity in the underground. After meeting an eager code cracker named Max, Benjamin’s social anxiety begins to fade. The friendship is a self-esteem boost that also opens the door to the formation of a new hacker crew named CLAY. The group engages in a number of high risk stunts in hopes of grabbing the attention of MRX. Meanwhile, the government's been cracking down on cyber crimes following a slew of recent attacks in which other hackers are unmasked and found dead under mysterious circumstances. CLAY decides to go big with a risky new plan, and they soon find themselves in dangerous territory. (In German with subtitles) – E.F.

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Director
Baran Bo Odar

Baran Bo Odar was born in Olten, Switzerland in 1978. He studied directing at Munich Film School. An award-winning filmmaker, he has also worked on shorts, music videos, and commercials for such companies as Sony, Panasonic, and BMG.

Filmography
"Under The Sun" (2006), "The Silence" (2010) –35th CIFF, WHO AM I - NO SYSTEM IS SAFE (2014)

Producers
Quirin Berg, Max Weidemann

Screenwriting
Baran Bo Odar, Jantje Friese

Cinematography
Nikolaus Summerer

Editing
Robert Rzesacz

Principal Cast
Cast~Tom Schilling, Elyas M'Barek, Wotan Wilke Möhring, Antoine Monot, Jr., Hannah Herzsprung, Trine Dyrholm

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