A Summer in Malta

Production company: ZDF, U5
Director/s: Annette Ernst
Producer/s: Katrin Haase, Oliver Arnold
Country: Germany
Cast: Katharina Nesytowa, Michael Epp, Eugen von Bauder, Claudia Kottal, Anja Antonowicz, Michela Farrugia, Anthony Ellul
Format: TV Film
Language/s: German, English, Maltese
Genre/s: Comedy
Running time: 88min
Year: 2023
Status: Completed

Franka comes to Valletta with the hopes of convincing the local language school’s new director about the modern, sophisticated learning system that has made Talk to Me, a language school operating worldwide, so successful. But John prefers to teach languages using situations and doesn’t shy away from manipulating tests to block Franka’s efforts. Fortunately, she also has more friendly encounters in Malta, especially with a charming artisan named Till – completely unaware that he is a con man.

Pellikola serviced this production in late Spring 2023. Filming took place at various locations around the country including Cospiqua, Vittoriosa, Valletta, Marsaxlokk, Mosta, Rabat and Mellieħa.

The TV film premiered on ZDF on 8th October 2023 attracting 4.31 million viewers a market share of 15.5 percent.

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