Cast: Ricco Müller
Rick, a gay and deaf adult porn actor, overcomes his impediment and boundaries while finding personal liberation in the lights of the film studio.
Jan-Peter Horstmann studied Theatre Directing at the Zurich University of the Arts and in various cooperations at the School of Visual Arts (New York), Aalto University (Helsinki) and De Theaterschool (Amsterdam). Prior to this, he worked as an assistant director in various off-theatres in Hamburg and at Deutsches Schauspielhaus Hamburg. During his studies he produced and directed different short films, plays, and performances. More and more he shifted his artistic focus towards immersive and performative/installational works, like the theatrical installation Fordlandia. In 2016, together with the performer Christoph Bovermann, he co-created and produced the audio-choreography A Black Box | A Dark Room at Theaterhaus Mousonturm Frankfurt. Since October 2016, he has been a student of Film Directing at Film University Babelsberg. His first-year film Rick has been screened at festivals throughout Europe and North America, was nominated for the 2018 IRIS Prize, and won the Audience Choice Award at Leeds Queer Film Festival 2018. His second-year film Far Out premiered in competition at Film Festival Max Ophüls Preis in Saarbrücken.
Casual sex partners, porn star royalty, and the denizens of an erotic sauna all come together in this…