BAD BOY KUMMER

By Miklos GIMES

T & C FILM AG - as PROD

Documentary - Completed 2009

The startling truth behind a press scandal: Swiss journalist Tom Kummer put an end to his thriving career when he professed to having invented interviews with stars such as Sharon Stone or Bruce Willis. This movie explores the wasting of great talent and the question as to what truth really is.

    • Year of production
    • 2009
    • Genres
    • Documentary
    • Countries
    • SWITZERLAND, GERMANY
    • Languages
    • GERMAN, SWISS-GERMAN
    • Budget
    • 0.6 - 1 M$
    • Duration
    • 90 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Miklos GIMES
    • Producer(s)
    • Marcel HOEHN (T&C Film AG), Markus HALBERSCHMIDT (Busse&Halberschmidt)
    • Synopsis
    • The startling truth behind a press scandal:
      Bernese journalist Tom Kummer put an end to his thriving career when he professed to having invented interviews with stars such as Sharon Stone, Sean Penn, and Bruce Willis.
      More than fifty such false interviews had been published by serious publications in Germany and Switzerland - without anyone ever doubting their authenticity.
      Today, Tom Kummer works as a tennis coach in Los Angeles.
      This movie explores the wasting of great talent and the question as to what truth really is.
    • Beginning of shooting
    • Apr 01, 2009
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