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Andreas Drapa used to be a regular paver in a small town, breeding pigeons in his free time. Now he's a millionaire – and the wealthiest high-class racing pigeon breeder in Germany. As such he has become the preferred business partner of multi-millionaires in China and Dubai. Because especially in the Middle Kingdom betting on pigeon races has become a million-dollar business behind closed doors. But Drapa's still aiming for more: He wants to belong to the powerful super rich, too. HIGHFLYERS adopts an unusual perspective on the story of winners and losers in a game ruled by the new powers of global economy.

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Direction: Lena Leonhardt

Original Title: Höhenflüge

Original Languages: German, English, Chinese, Arabic

Subtitles: German

Film Production Country: Germany

 

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