“Free Fall” Is Germany’s “Brokeback Mountain,” Watch The Trailer

The German film Free Fall (Freier Fall) is being hailed as Germany’s response to Brokeback mountain, a tale of forbidden love between two male partners.


The film details a doomed extramarital gay love affair between police cadet Marc (Max Reimelt, Before The Fall) and his copper colleague Kay (Hanno Koffler, Summer Storm,) Brokeback Mountain’s cowboys are swapped out for policemen, and ‘fishing trips’ become secluded forest jogging sessions.

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The powerful film portrays what it means to lead a secret double life.

Watch the trailer below: