'Betonrausch'/'Rising High': Release date, plot, cast, trailer, news and all you need to know about Netflix movie

'Betonrausch'/'Rising High': Release date, plot, cast, trailer, news and all you need to know about Netflix movie

Netflix is bringing the hilarious story of three real estate fraudsters who rise the ladder to success making quick money but soon find themselves in a dilemma  - what is more important: money, power, greed? Here is everything you need to know about this German Netflix movie.  

Release date


'Betonrausch'/ 'Rising High' will premiere on Netflix on April 17, 2020. 


According to the official synopsis of the movie, "Rising High tells the story of the rise and fall of two real-estate fraudsters. Viktor Stein (David Kross), Gerry Falkland (Frederick Lau) and the banker Nicole Kleber (Janina Uhse) get incredibly rich within a short period of time. But soon they are sucked deeper and deeper into a maelstrom of lies, fraud and deceit - until at some point they completely lose sight of reality and have to decide what is really important to them."



David Kross as Viktor Stein 

David Kross attends the GQ Style Night during Berlin Fashion Week Autumn/Winter 2020 at BRICKS Berlin on January 15, 2020 in Berlin, Germany. (Getty Images)

Kross is known for his performance of Michael Berg in 'The Reader', a role for which he was nominated for several awards and went on to win the Sierra Award the Las Vegas Film Critics Society Awards for Youth in Film. He is also known for performances in 'War Horse',  and 'In the White'. 


Frederick Lau as Gerry Falkland

Actor Frederick Lau attends the premiere of "Nightlife" at Mathaeser Filmpalast on February 12, 2020 in Munich, Germany.

Lau is best known for his role of Tim in 'Die Welle', a role for which he was awarded the Deutscher Filmpreis award. 



The movie is written and directed by Cüneyt Kaya, who is known for his work on 'Die Summe meiner einzelnen Teile' and 'Ummah - Unter Freunden'. He developed the screenplau for Gorillas' with Detlev Buck and Constantin Lieb. 


You can watch the trailer here:



The trailer for 'Betonrausch' shows the rise of three fraudsters in the real estate world. But drunk on money, power and greed, they soon realise there are other important things than minting money. How will their downfall affect them?

Where to watch

'Betonrausch'/ 'Rising High' will be available to watch on Netflix on April 17, 2020. 

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