West of Liberty

”West of Liberty” is the first novel in the trilogy about the former STASI agent Ludwig Licht.

”West of Liberty” by Thomas Engström is the first novel in the trilogy about the former STASI agent Ludwig Licht. The story takes place in Berlin where implications and challenges are faced when chasing a corrupt leader of a whistleblower organisation. At the request of Licht´s old partner in crime Clive Barner – Head of CIA´s Berlin office and Licht´s contact when he was a double agent in the seventies  – he is once more dragged into the dark rooms of the intelligence world.

Director for the series is Barbara Eder from Austria and Ludvig Licht  will be played by Wotan Wilke Möhring. The scripts are written by Sara Heldt and Donna Sharp.

The 6 x 45 minutes series will be produced by Anagram Sverige AB and the German company Network Movie. It´s commissioned by ZDF and SVT and will be co-produced by Film i Skåne and Film i Väst, with support from the Swedish Film Institute och Film und Medien Stiftung NRW.

The shoot starts early spring 2018 and will be delivered in the Autumn the same year.

”West of Liberty” is made for an international market and is distributed by ITV. In the Nordic countries it´s presold to TV 2 Norway and YLE.

Contact at Anagram Sverige AB: Gunnar Carlsson gunnar@anagram.se or phone +46702646929 and at Network Movie, Bettina Wente wente.b@networkmovie.de or phone +4916090509740.

Production company
Anagram Sverige AB
Production year
Title in Swedish
Väster om friheten
Executive Producer(s)
Gunnar Carlsson
Barbara Eder
Sara Heldt och Donna Sharp
Wotan Wilke Möhring, Michelle Meadows mfl

Premieres on SVT2 at 22.00 on 5th October.