Romeos (film)

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Directed bySabine Bernardi
Produced by
  • Janna Velber
  • Kristina Löbbert
Written bySabine Bernardi
Music byRoland Appel
CinematographyMoritz Schultheiß
Edited byRenata Salazar-Ivancan
Distributed byPRO-FUN media Filmverleih, Strand Releasing
Release date
  • February 11, 2011 (2011-02-11) (Berlinale)
  • December 8, 2011 (2011-12-08) (Germany)
Running time
94 minutes

Romeos (German: Romeos ... anders als du denkst!) is a 2011 German tragicomedy film. The film was written and directed by Sabine Bernardi. It was released on December 8, 2011.[1][2] Prior to its release, the film's screenplay won the Best Treatment Cologne Screenplay Prize in 2007.[3]


The film is a drama and tragicomedy which revolves around the romantic relationship between Lukas, a 20-year-old gay trans man, and a cisgender gay man named Fabio. Lukas is in the process of transitioning from female to male. After joining the gay scene in Cologne, Lukas meets an attractive bad boy named Fabio and an attraction develops between the two men. Lukas is faced with the choice of revealing his identity to Fabio and risking losing everything.

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  1. ^ "Romeos". German Films Service + Marketing. Retrieved 2012-01-15.
  2. ^ "Romeos Summary". Outfest. Retrieved 2012-01-15.
  3. ^ "Films and Events - Romeos". Seattle International Film Festival. Archived from the original on 2011-09-25. Retrieved 2012-01-15.

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