In Seven Days

In sieben Tagen

Germany, 2015, 15’

directed by: Holger Schumacher

written by: Holger Schumacher

cast: Adrian Saidi, Burak Yiğit, Shadi Hedayati

cinematography: Gil Ribeiro

edited by: Henning Marquass

producer: Holger Schumacher

produkcija / production

festivals and awards: 

Cannes Film Festival 2015.; Portobello Film Festival 2015; Braunschweig International Film Festival 2015


A drama about male friendship. Adrian has a few days to decide whether to leave his criminal past behind or save his mother from loansharks and help his friend Aysun in just one more job. The fact that his girlfriend will leave him if he doesn't quit crime does not make the dilemma any easier. However, Adrian cannot let down his mother and friend who are in trouble.


Holger Schumacher was born in 1978 in Cologne, Germany. He studied Screenwriting, Directing and Production at the Academy of Media Arts Cologne. In Seven Days is his graduation film. During his studies he was also working as writer and director.