Released in 2004 and directed by Marco Kreuzpaintner, Summer Storm is a coming-of-age story centred around two boys in a rowing club. The film won awards at the Milan International Lesbian and Gay Film Festival and Munich Film Festival. Shot in Bavaria and Westphalia, the film features actors Robert Stadlober and Kostja Ullmann.
Hamburg-born actor Kostja Ullman is a young up and coming talent in the German film industry. Beginning at a young age, Ullman first stepped onto the stage at age 11, performing with the Ernst Deutch Theater and the Winterhuder Fahrhaus. Experiencing some early success, Ullman followed up his debut with some minor television appearances throughout the late 1990’s and early 2000’s.