Baikonur

Baikonur

Deutschland / Russland / Kasachstan 2010/2011, Spielfilm

Inhalt

The inhabitants of a small village in Kazakhstan make a living by salvaging and swapping the scrap parts and junk found after every rocket launch from the nearby Baikonur space port. Young Iskander, called "Gagarin", dreams about taking off into space one day and listens to the radio traffic of the space centre. He is also the one locating the metal parts, making sure to get there before the competing collectors. Nazira, who is secretly in love with Iskander, hates rockets and their technology since her parents died in an accident related to the space programme. But Iskander only has eyes for French space tourist Julie Mahé, whom he only knows from television. When her space capsule crashes on Earth, Iksander saves her. Realizing that Julie is suffering from amnesia, he introduces her as his fiancée.

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Credits

All Credits

Director:Veit Helmer
Screenplay:Veit Helmer, Sergej Ashkenazy
Director of photography:Nikolai Kanow
Colour grading:Claudia Gittel
Production design:Sonja Winzenried
Make-up artist:Aya Yabuuchi
Costume design:Teona Kavelashvili
Editing:Vincent Assmann
Sound:Immo Trümpelmann
Synch sound:Christoph Oertel (uncredited)
Casting:Suse Marquardt
Music:Goran Bregović
  
Cast: 
Alexander AsochakovIskander -Gagarin- Orinbekov
Marie de VillepinJulie Mahé
Sitora FarmonovaNazira
Erbulat ToguzakovRustam
Waléra KanischtscheffBaikonur Chef
  
Production company:Veit Helmer Filmproduktion (Berlin), Tandem-Filmproduktion GmbH (Berlin/München), CTB Film (St. Petersburg), Eurasia Film Production (Almaty)
in co-production with:Rundfunk Berlin-Brandenburg (RBB) (Berlin + Potsdam), Bayerischer Rundfunk (BR) (München)
in association with:Arte Deutschland TV GmbH (Baden-Baden)
Producer:Veit Helmer, Sergei Selyanov, Gulnara Sarsenova, Anna Katchko
Producer (TV):Rosemarie Wintgen (RBB), Dagmar Mielke (RBB/Arte), Andreas Schreitmüller (Arte), Bettina Ricklefs (BR)
Unit production manager:Christin Geigemüller
Shoot:06.09.2010-04.11.2010: Almaty und Baikonur (Kasachstan), Moskau
Original distributor:X Verleih AG (Berlin)
Funding:Beauftragte/r der Bundesregierung für Kultur und Medien -Filmförderung- (Berlin), MFG Medien- und Filmgesellschaft Baden-Württemberg mbH (Stuttgart), Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg GmbH (MBB) (Potsdam), Filmförderungsanstalt (FFA) (Berlin), Deutscher Filmförderfonds (DFFF) (Berlin), Media Programm der EU (Brüssel)
Length:2594 m, 95 min
Format:35mm, 1:1,85
Picture/Sound:Farbe, Dolby
Rating:FSK-Prüfung (DE): 08.07.2011, 128433, ohne Altersbeschränkung/feiertagsfrei
Screening:Kinostart (DE): 01.09.2011

Titles

Originaltitel (DE) Baikonur

Versions

Original

Length:2594 m, 95 min
Format:35mm, 1:1,85
Picture/Sound:Farbe, Dolby
Rating:FSK-Prüfung (DE): 08.07.2011, 128433, ohne Altersbeschränkung/feiertagsfrei
Screening:Kinostart (DE): 01.09.2011
 

Awards

FBW 2011
Prädikat: wertvoll