At the age of nine, German twins Bill and Tom Kaulitz decide to become famous. Aged twelve, they form a band together with Gustav Schäfer and Georg Listing that would go on to conquer the world as Tokio Hotel from 2005 – a gigantic success. Rich and famous in their early 20s, the twins fly to Los Angeles leaving behind thousands of fans and a life behind protective walls. They want their freedom back without knowing what the future holds. The film accompanies Bill and Tom through Californian deserts and visits Gustav and Georg in their hometown, Magdeburg. They talk about the price of success, the inseparability of twins, about love, sexuality, home and music. The band comes together in a Berlin studio to produce their new album.
Tokio Hotel – Hinter die Welt
Selected filmography Oliver Schwabe
EGOSHOOTER (2004), ZARTE PARASITEN (2009), HEINO – MADE IN GERMANY (2013)