Alki Alki

Alki Alki

Deutschland 2014/2015, Spielfilm

Inhalt

Alky, Alky

"Alki, Alki" (the German slang for an alcoholic) is the tragicomic story of Tobias and Flasche (which also happens to be the German word for bottle), two friends for life and classic cases of arrested development, partying, boozing and self-destructing like a couple of idiotic teenagers. They have stuck together, through thick and thin, ever since their youth, with not even a day spent apart.

This would be fine in its way, except Tobias is now in the flower of life, in his mid-40s, with a wife and children. He also has his own business. Nonetheless, he is yet to grow up. Together with Flasche he rocks the night away in discos and raves, partying with people young enough to be his own children. The nights are spent drinking himself into oblivion, the days are spent in bed, nursing the mother of all hangovers. Rinse and repeat on a daily basis. There is, sooner or later, a price to be paid, one that is mounting steadily and the due date is getting ever closer.

Tobias gets caught up increasingly in arguments with his wife Anika, his children and business partner Thomas, with whom he has founded an architect's office. He then loses his driving license, the clients are deserting the sinking ship of a business, his love-life with his wife hits the rocks and his children don't want to know him any longer, and he them. Things finally reach a crisis point when he causes a car crash that almost kills his kids.

Gradually, realization draws and Tobias knows his friendship with Flasche is no longer good for him: it is time for them to separate and go their own ways. But it is already much too late for that. Tobias is unable to drop "the bottle", as it were. The self-destructively murderous spiral continues to turn until things get really gnarly.

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Credits

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Director:Axel Ranisch
Screenplay:Axel Ranisch, Heiko Pinkowski, Peter Trabner
Story:Peter Trabner
Director of photography:Dennis Pauls
Production design:Lena Moritzen
Make-up artist:Sarah Huzel
Costume design:Claudia Steinert
Editing:Milenka Nawka, Guernica Zimgabel
Sound:Veit Norek
Music:Käptn Peng & Die Tentakel von Delphi (DE)
  
Cast: 
Heiko PinkowskiTobias Zach
Peter TrabnerFlasche
Christina GroßeAnika Zach
Thorsten MertenThomas Bakowski
Oliver KorittkeSiegfried Herzog
Eva BayGläschen
Robert GwisdekTroubadour
Iris BerbenGalina Iwanowa Schnurkinowa
Thomas FränzelJörn Sommer
Teresa HarderElke Grunau
Claudia JacobFrau Brandt
Paul PinkowskiHannes
August PinkowskiMax
Delphine PinkowskiClara
Ruth BickelhauptBonni
Hans-Heinrich HardtPille
Christian SteiffenHans Jimmy
Dietrich BrüggemannZocke
Monika Anna WojtylloPraline
Aron LehmannJan-Ole
Käptn Peng & Die Tentakel von Delphi (DE)Die Tentakel von Delphi
  
Production company:Sehr gute Filme GmbH (Berlin)
in co-production with:Zweites Deutsches Fernsehen (ZDF) (Mainz) (Das kleine Fernsehspiel)
Producer:Anne Baeker, Axel Ranisch, Heiko Pinkowski, Dennis Pauls
Producer (TV):Katharina Dufner (ZDF)
Unit production manager:Anne Baeker
Location manager:Dagmar Wendelmuth
Shoot:08.05.2014-20.06.2014:
Original distributor:missingFILMs (Berlin)
Funding:Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg GmbH (MBB) (Potsdam), Mitteldeutsche Medienförderung GmbH (MDM) (Leipzig), Filmbüro Mecklenburg-Vorpommern
Length:102 min
Format:DCP, 16:9
Picture/Sound:Farbe, Dolby
Rating:FSK-Prüfung (DE): 12.05.2015, 150663, ab 12 Jahre / feiertagsfrei
Screening:Uraufführung (DE): 26.06.2015, München, Filmfest;
Kinostart (DE): 12.11.2015

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Originaltitel (DE) Alki Alki

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Original

Length:102 min
Format:DCP, 16:9
Picture/Sound:Farbe, Dolby
Rating:FSK-Prüfung (DE): 12.05.2015, 150663, ab 12 Jahre / feiertagsfrei
Screening:Uraufführung (DE): 26.06.2015, München, Filmfest;
Kinostart (DE): 12.11.2015
 

Awards

Ahrenshooper Filmnächte 2015
Bester Film
 
FBW 2015
Prädikat: besonders wertvoll
 

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