Die andere Heimat - Chronik einer Sehnsucht

Die andere Heimat - Chronik einer Sehnsucht

Deutschland / Frankreich 2011-2013, Spielfilm

Inhalt

Home from Home - Chronicle of a Vision

Against the background of rural Germany in the middle of the 19th century when whole villages suffering from famine and poverty emigrated to faraway South America – Edgar Reitz tells a dramatic family and love story in his new feature film "Home from Home". The story centers on two brothers who one day have to make a final decision: leaving or staying?

Jakob, a character unusually romantically inclined for farm boys, dreams himself from his misery in a better world: a paradise in the tropical forests of Brazil. He is making plans to emigrate for good together with the love of his life, the daughter of an impoverished lapidary family from his village – and to live among strangers, to learn their language and to experience big adventures. The return of his brother from the Prussian military service however gives the impulse for events which will shake the love between Jakob and Jettchen abruptly and will steer Jakob’s life in an entirely different direction.

In memorable images of the great exodus of the Hunsrück farmers who in endless columns of highly loaded huge horse-drawn carts fight their way through the Hunsrück valleys – Edgar Reitz tells about an epoch in which Germany was an emigration country and people in search of another Heimat gathered all their courage and faith in a better future to set out into the unknown.

Filmed at original locations and supported by the local population, the picture follows the spirit of the world famous "Heimat trilogy" and opens a cinematic panorama which with outmost authenticity keeps to the ordinary people and their lives.

Source: German Films Service & Marketing GmbH

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Credits

Director:Edgar Reitz
Screenplay:Edgar Reitz, Gert Heidenreich
Director of photography:Gernot Roll
Editing:Uwe Klimmeck
Music:Michael Riessler
  
Cast: 
Jan Dieter SchneiderJakob
Antonia BillJettchen
Maximilian ScheidtGustav
Marita BreuerMargarethe
Rüdiger KrieseJohann
Philine LembeckFlorinchen
Mélanie FouchéLena
Eva ZeidlerGroßmutter
Reinhard PaulusDer Unkel
Barbara PhilippFrau Niem, Jettchens Mutter
Christoph LuserFranz Olm, Jakobs Freund
Reiner KühnDoktor Zwirner
Andreas KülzerPfarrer Wiegand
Julia ProchnowHebamme Sophie
Martin HaberscheidtFürchtegott Niem, Jettchens Vater
Martin SchleimerWalter, Lenas Mann
Zoé WolfMargotchen
Werner HerzogAlexander von Humboldt
  
Production company:Edgar Reitz Filmproduktions GmbH (München)
Producer:Christian Reitz

All Credits

Director:Edgar Reitz
Assistant director:Nikolai Eberth, Salome Kammer
Script supervisor:Axel Schill
Screenplay:Edgar Reitz, Gert Heidenreich
Director of photography:Gernot Roll
Assistant camera:Vladimir Duben
Steadycam operator:Michael Praun
Lighting design:Harald Hauschildt
Gaffer:Emil Jevtic, Stefan Schauerte
Key grip:Jürgen Hahn
Production design:Anton Gerg, Hucky Hornberger
Property master:Sebastian Krause, Tatjana Büchner
Stand-by props:Claude Garnier
Construction manager:Michael Schlegel
Make-up artist:Nicole Stoewesand
Costume design:Esther Amuser
Costumes:Ina Bäcker
Editing:Uwe Klimmeck
Sound editor:Marvin Flohr (Dialoge), Normann Büttner (Geräusche)
Sound design:Daniel Dietenberger
Sound:Marc Parisotto, Philip Welsh, Etienne Haug
Foley artist:Max Bauer
Audio mixing:Michael Hinreiner
Casting:An Dorthe Braker, Nikolai Eberth
Music:Michael Riessler
  
Cast: 
Jan Dieter SchneiderJakob
Antonia BillJettchen
Maximilian ScheidtGustav
Marita BreuerMargarethe
Rüdiger KrieseJohann
Philine LembeckFlorinchen
Mélanie FouchéLena
Eva ZeidlerGroßmutter
Reinhard PaulusDer Unkel
Barbara PhilippFrau Niem, Jettchens Mutter
Christoph LuserFranz Olm, Jakobs Freund
Reiner KühnDoktor Zwirner
Andreas KülzerPfarrer Wiegand
Julia ProchnowHebamme Sophie
Martin HaberscheidtFürchtegott Niem, Jettchens Vater
Martin SchleimerWalter, Lenas Mann
Zoé WolfMargotchen
Werner HerzogAlexander von Humboldt
  
Production company:Edgar Reitz Filmproduktions GmbH (München)
in co-production with:Les Films du Losange (Paris), ARD Degeto Film (Frankfurt am Main), Westdeutscher Rundfunk (WDR) (Köln), Bayerischer Rundfunk (BR) (München)
in association with:Arte Deutschland TV GmbH (Baden-Baden), Arte France (Issy Les Moulineaux), Cine+ Filmproduktion GmbH (Berlin)
Producer:Christian Reitz
Co-Producer:Margaret Ménégoz
Producer (TV):Bettina Reitz (ARD Degeto), Michael André (WDR), Bettina Ricklefs (BR), Roman Klink (Degeto), Andreas Schreitmüller (Arte)
Line producer:Christian Reitz
Unit production manager:Sylvia Binder
Location manager:Sylvia Binder, Oliver Cohn (Set)
Production assistant:Anna-Malike Eigl
Production coordinator:Anna-Malike Eigl
Shoot:17.04.2012-10.08.2012: Gehlweiler, Schlierschied, Morbach, Herrstein, Bernkastel, Wolf (Mosel), Retzstadt (Franken)
Original distributor:Concorde-Filmverleih GmbH (München)
Funding:Deutscher Filmförderfonds (DFFF) (Berlin), Eurimages der EU (Strasbourg), FilmFernsehFonds Bayern GmbH (FFFB) (München), Filmförderungsanstalt (FFA) (Berlin), Beauftragte/r der Bundesregierung für Kultur und Medien -Filmförderung- (Berlin), Centre National de la Cinématographie (C.N.C.) (Paris), Deutsch-Französisches Filmabkommen (DE FR), Ministerium für Wissenschaft und Kultur (Niedersachsen)
Length:230 min
Format:HD, 1:2,35
Picture/Sound:Farbe & s/w, Dolby Surround
Rating:FSK-Prüfung (DE): 26.08.2013, 140572, ab 6 Jahre/feiertagsfrei
Screening:Uraufführung (IT): 08.2013, Venedig, IFF - Out of Competition;
Kinostart (DE): 03.10.2013

Titles

Originaltitel (DE) Die andere Heimat - Chronik einer Sehnsucht

Versions

Original

Length:230 min
Format:HD, 1:2,35
Picture/Sound:Farbe & s/w, Dolby Surround
Rating:FSK-Prüfung (DE): 26.08.2013, 140572, ab 6 Jahre/feiertagsfrei
Screening:Uraufführung (IT): 08.2013, Venedig, IFF - Out of Competition;
Kinostart (DE): 03.10.2013
 

Awards

AG Kino – Gilde e.V. 2014
Gilde Filmpreis, Bester Film national
 
Deutsche Filmpreis 2014
Lola - Filmpreis in Gold, Beste Regie
Lola - Filmpreis in Gold, Bestes Drehbuch
Lola - Filmpreis in Gold, Bester Spielfilm
 
Verband der deutschen Filmkritik 2014
Besten Film des Jahres 2013
Beste Kamera
 
Bayerischer Filmpreis 2014
Bestes Drehbuch
Produzentenpreis
 
FBW 2013
Prädikat: besonders wertvoll