Young wannabe novelist Dominique Piepermann lives a fickle life in Berlins hipster community. When her publisher turns down her manuscript for being inauthentic, she sets out with a lively kebab vendor through a forgotten valley in the Swiss Alps where she comes face to face with love, loss and a Fiat Panda obsessed pimp. Left humiliated but inspired, she returns to Berlin with her first novel: Tempo Girl The Story Of A Generation.
Dominik Locher grew up in rural Switzerland and in 2000 he moved to Zurich. Hes taken up several jobs such as hotel manager, tabloid journalist, romance novel author, party planner and as ticket clerk in sex movie theatres. He took his first steps on the alternative art and theater scene as director and performer. After completing his undergraduate studies at the Zurich University of Arts, he moved to Los Angeles to study at the renowned American Film Institute (AFI). In late 2013 he returned to Switzerland and married the director and actress Lisa Bruhlmann. The two have a daughter.