Das Schweigen des Dichters

Das Schweigen des Dichters

BR Deutschland 1985/1986, Spielfilm

Inhalt

The film tells the story of an unconventional father-son relationship. Although everybody thinks that his son is mentally handicapped, Yoram refuses to send him off to an asylum. Instead, he sends him to Tel Aviv where Gideon with is healing powers is supposed to help the boy. As a teenager, the son eventually takes over the care of his old father. I doing so, he finds out that his father had been a famous poet. He is fascinated by his father’s poems and thus discovers the realm of language for himself.

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Credits

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Director:Peter Lilienthal
Assistant director:Ulla Ziemann, Tubi Neustadt
Script supervisor:Rakefet Lapit
Screenplay:Peter Lilienthal
based on:Abraham B. Jehoshua (Erzählung "Das wachsende Schweigen des Dichters")
Director of photography:Justus Pankau
Assistant camera:Asher Cohen
Still photography:Moshe Larone
Gaffer:Elan Yaari
Key grip:J. C. Jakubowicz
Production design:Charlie Leon, Franz Bauer
Set construction:Doron Efrat
Prop master:Michael Ros
Construction manager:Doron Efrat, Raffi Bonhardy
Make-up artist:Paul Schmidt
Costume design:Rona Doron
Editing:Siegrun Jäger
Assistant editor:Kirsten Liesenborghs
Sound:Uli Winkler
Sound assistant:Amitan Mendelson
Audio mixing:Manfred Arbter
Music:Claus Bantzer
  
Cast: 
Jakov LindYeram Lifchitz
Len RamasGideon Lifchitz
Towje KleinerFayermann
Gudrun WeichenhanNaomi
Daniel KedemGideon als Kind
Vladimir WeigelAvi
Barbara LassJanina
Yacov Ben-SiraSchiffrin
Peter FreistadtDr. Marx
Mischa NatanMandel
Jehuda CohenPedel
Anat MesnerSekretärin
Roberto Polac
Matana Cohen
Sam Angel
Chasida Stolero
Paula Zeltzer
Lilach Michaeli
Rustam Mokades
David Grinberg
Shoshana Mizrachi
Ester Medalia
Daniela Miller
Moshe Ezer
Danny Sides
Avri Gilad
Israel Bright
Anat Koren
Veretisian Artemis
Luis Rosenberg
  
Production company:Edgar Reitz Filmproduktions GmbH (München), Westdeutscher Rundfunk (WDR) (Köln)
Producer:Edgar Reitz
Producer (TV):Joachim von Mengershausen
Line producer:Ilja Richter
Unit production manager:Danny Shik, David Lipkind
Location manager:David Kedem
Shoot:07.11.1985-18.12.1985: Tel Aviv, Haifa, Jaffa, Jerusalem, Ber Sheba
Original distributor:Filmverlag der Autoren GmbH & Co. Vertriebs KG (München)
Length:2797 m, 102 min
Format:35mm, 1:1,66
Picture/Sound:Eastmancolor, Ton
Rating:FSK-Prüfung (DE): 05.12.1986, 57310, ab 12 Jahre / feiertagsfrei
Screening:Kinostart (DE): 09.04.1987;
TV-Erstsendung (DE): 29.05.1988, ARD

Titles

Originaltitel (DE) Das Schweigen des Dichters

Versions

Original

Length:2797 m, 102 min
Format:35mm, 1:1,66
Picture/Sound:Eastmancolor, Ton
Rating:FSK-Prüfung (DE): 05.12.1986, 57310, ab 12 Jahre / feiertagsfrei
Screening:Kinostart (DE): 09.04.1987;
TV-Erstsendung (DE): 29.05.1988, ARD
 

Awards

Deutscher Filmpreis 1987
Filmband in Gold, Beste Musik
Filmband in Gold, Beste Regie
Filmband in Silber, Programmfüllende Filme
 

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