Bad Banks


After being wrongly fired from Crédit International, a prestigious Investment bank in Luxembourg, JANA LIEKAM, a talented Young Investment banker, is offered a dream job in Frankfurt under the supervision of the prominent GABRIEL FENGER, Head of Investment Banking at Deutsche Invest. Suddenly, Jana not only has to give up her job, but also leave her boyfriend and his 5-year-old daughter behind. While Jana quickly manages to impress Fenger and his team with her passion and ambition, she realizes only too late that CHRISTELLE LEBLANC, her former boss at Crédit International, has secretly been pulling the strings and manipulating Jana to her own advantage. Soon, Jana finds herself torn between her new obligations and Leblanc’s relentless blackmail…will she and her career survive this merciless powerplay?

Nominated in the Best Series category at the International Emmy Awards 2019 Selected at Berlinale Series 2018.
Selected at BERLINALE SERIES 2018.


Genre:  Financial Thriller
Format: 12×60’
Producers: LETTERBOX FILMPRODUKTION (Lisa Blumenberg) & IRIS PRODUCTIONS (Nicolas Steil)
Directed by : Christian Schwochow & Christian Zubert
Authors : Lisa Blumenberg, Oliver Kienle, Jana Burbach, Jan Galli, Ron Markus
Cast : Paula Beer, Barry Atsma, Désirée Nosbusch, Mai Duong Kieu, Marc Limpach, Jean-Marc Barr
Original broadcasters: ZDF, ARTE
Countries: France, Germany
Year of production: 2017
Status: Available
International sales:FEDERATION ENTERTAINMENT (Worldwide rights)
Format rights : No