Der Jensei

Documentary film

Writer/Director: August Pflugfelder
Co-produced by: BR

For 40 years, Jens - or "Jensei" as his friends call him - has been a poacher. During this time, he shot nearly 1000 chamois. What started as a mixture of passion and a revolt against school, his parents and authority in general, soon turns into an obsession. He wants to lead a wild and free life, governed by his own rules. However, he actions make for a lot of unhappiness among the people who love him. His marriage fails and he hasn't seen his daughter once since getting divorced 24 years ago.