Director: Rosa von Praunheim • Germany
A violent German hustler, his innocent prostitute, and the shared histories of sexual abuse that bind them together: In this stranger-than-fiction romantic docu-drama, German New Wave filmmaker Rosa von Praunheim combines documentary and campy reenactments to tell the wild tale of Andreas Marquardt, now 59, a man who survived years of pimping, prison, and personal trauma to eventually find true love.
Run Time: 89 Min.
Festival Program: Documentary Competition
Official Website: http://m-appeal.com/M-Appeal.com/our_films/Seiten/TOUGH_LOVE.html