Agnes und seine Brüder

Agnes und seine Brüder

Deutschland 2004, Spielfilm

Inhalt

Agnes And His Brothers

Three brothers in search of happiness: Hans-Jörg is a timid, sexually frustrated voyeur who doesn’t have a chance with women. He uses his job as a librarian to spy on the pretty young students, peering through the bookshelves or through a hole in the ladies’ room wall. 

His brother Werner seems a picture of success. With a flourishing career as a politician for the Greens, he lives in an impressive villa with his attractive wife and two children, has a chauffeur and a dog. But behind this façade things are falling apart: his wife Signe despises him and his older son Ralf pursues him with a video camera to make him look ridiculous.

Agnes, in turn, the youngest of the three, is a sensitive dancer who used to be a man. After her jealous boyfriend throws her out of the flat, she meets Roxy in a bar, an older woman who shares her loneliness. With Roxy she not only finds refuge, but also tolerance and trust.

Bound by their unquenchable yearning for love and acceptance, the three siblings have one thing in common: their search for a piece of happiness… After his great success with "No Place to go" and "Angst" (Berlinale 2003) Oskar Roehler has created in "Agnes and his brothers" a profoundly human family drama which he relates with passion, poetry and humour.

Source: 55. Internationale Filmfestspiele Berlin (Catalogue)

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Credits

Director:Oskar Roehler
Screenplay:Oskar Roehler
Director of photography:Carl-F. Koschnick
Editing:Juliane Maria Lorenz (Montage), Simone Sugg-Hofmann
Music:Martin Todsharow
  
Cast: 
Martin WeißAgnes Tschirner
Moritz BleibtreuHans-Jörg Tschirner
Herbert KnaupWerner Tschirner
Katja RiemannSigne
Tom SchillingRalf
Suzan AnbehDesiree
Vadim GlownaGünther
Margit CarstensenRoxy
Lee DanielsHenry
Marie ZielckeNadine
Oliver KorittkeRudi
Martin SemmelroggeManni Moneto
Martin FeifelHannes
Sven MartinekJürgen
Til SchweigerFreund in der Bibliothek
Michaela HinnenthalIngrid
  
Production company:X Filme Creative Pool GmbH (Köln)
Producer:Stefan Arndt

All Credits

Director:Oskar Roehler
Assistant director:Christian Hoyer
Screenplay:Oskar Roehler
Director of photography:Carl-F. Koschnick
Titles / Opticals:Darius Ghanai
Key grip:Kenneth Cornils
Production design:Birgit Kniep-Gentis (Entwürfe)
Production design:Sabine J. Rudolph
Art director:Sebastian Soukup
Make-up artist:Rosemarie Raasch-Machac, Irina Tübbecke-Bechem
Costume design:Lucia Faust
Editing:Juliane Maria Lorenz (Montage), Simone Sugg-Hofmann
Audio mixing:Matthias Lempert
Casting:Simone Bär
Music:Martin Todsharow
  
Cast: 
Martin WeißAgnes Tschirner
Moritz BleibtreuHans-Jörg Tschirner
Herbert KnaupWerner Tschirner
Katja RiemannSigne
Tom SchillingRalf
Suzan AnbehDesiree
Vadim GlownaGünther
Margit CarstensenRoxy
Lee DanielsHenry
Marie ZielckeNadine
Oliver KorittkeRudi
Martin SemmelroggeManni Moneto
Martin FeifelHannes
Sven MartinekJürgen
Til SchweigerFreund in der Bibliothek
Michaela HinnenthalIngrid
  
Production company:X Filme Creative Pool GmbH (Köln)
in co-production with:Westdeutscher Rundfunk (WDR) (Köln), Bayerischer Rundfunk (BR) (München), Arte Deutschland TV GmbH (Baden-Baden)
Producer:Stefan Arndt
Producer (TV):Wolf-Dietrich Brücker, Bettina Reitz, Andreas Schreitmüller
Line producer:Marcos Kantis
Unit production manager:Markus Brinkmann
Production coordinator:Sebastian Fahr (Projektbetreuung)
Original distributor:X Verleih AG (Berlin)
Funding:Film- und Medien Stiftung NRW (Düsseldorf), FilmFernsehFonds Bayern GmbH (FFFB) (München), Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg GmbH (MBB) (Potsdam), Filmförderungsanstalt (FFA) (Berlin), Beauftragte/r der Bundesregierung für Kultur und Medien -Filmförderung- (Berlin)
Length:3050 m, 111 min
Format:35mm, 1:2,35
Picture/Sound:Farbe, Dolby SRD
Rating:FSK-Prüfung (DE): 02.09.2004, 99365, ab 16 Jahre / feiertagsfrei
Screening:Uraufführung (IT): 05.09.2004, Venedig, IFF;
Kinostart (DE): 14.10.2004;
TV-Erstsendung: 08.05.2007, Arte

Titles

Originaltitel (DE) Agnes und seine Brüder

Versions

Original

Length:3050 m, 111 min
Format:35mm, 1:2,35
Picture/Sound:Farbe, Dolby SRD
Rating:FSK-Prüfung (DE): 02.09.2004, 99365, ab 16 Jahre / feiertagsfrei
Screening:Uraufführung (IT): 05.09.2004, Venedig, IFF;
Kinostart (DE): 14.10.2004;
TV-Erstsendung: 08.05.2007, Arte
 

Awards

, Nominierung in der Kategorie Spielfilm, Bester Drehbuch
Deutscher Filmpreis 2005
Lola, Beste Nebendarstellerin
 
Bayerischer Filmpreis 2005