Die Geschlechtskriegerinnen

Die Geschlechtskriegerinnen

Deutschland 2008-2013, Spielfilm

Inhalt

The Genital Warriors

"The Genital Warriors" pieces together the three main characters' fragmentary pasts, allowing their different perspectives and memories to meet and overlap.

Frank, a 70-year-old in a mental hospital, types a screenplay for his two ex-girlfriends from 40 years ago, Lena and Barbara, hoping to win one of them back. These two embittered protagonists coincidentally meet. Each finds out that she's not the only one Frank's trying to win back. They swear revenge on him, travelling to the past with a magic wand and a shotgun.

On their journey, different embodiments of Lena and Barbara fight for the correct version of their common history, repeatedly trying to wipe out their ex-boyfriends. But Frank continues to work on his screenplay
and doubles of the men consistently rise again. Ultimately, Frank's film is realized by none other than John Lennon and Yoko Ono; Lena and Barbara decide to attend the premiere before meeting their fate.

To his horror, Frank finally discovers that, in addition to Lena and Barbara, his doctor has also played a role in his life story. The boundaries between reality and fiction become increasingly fragile...

Called "a wild departure from 'Being John Malkovich' and 'Boyhood' on crack", this “most brilliant example of bizarre European cinema" could be placed "among the works of Aki Kaurismaki, Lars von Trier, Luis Bunuel or Jean-Pierre Jeunet."

Source: German Films Service & Marketing GmbH

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Credits

Director:Matthew Way
Screenplay:Matthew Way
Director of photography:Dominik Friebel
Music:Jan Tilman Schade
  
Cast: 
Peter FrankeFrank Ewington
Barbara NüsseBarbara Rozkony
Marlen DiekhoffLena Mahler
Alban HansenFrank
Bineta HansenLena-Barbara
Sarah MasuchLena 32
Adrian DittusKriminalpolizist
Timo JacobsMessenger
  
Production company:Way Film Production (Hamburg)

All Credits

Director:Matthew Way
Script supervisor:Sandra Delatron
Screenplay:Matthew Way
Script editor:Lisa M. Böttcher
Director of photography:Dominik Friebel
Assistant camera:Jan Philipp Grelich
Still photography:Steffen Gottschling
Production design:Florian Albertsen
Make-up artist:Janine Schoch
Costume design:Sarah-Christine Reuleke
Sound design:Clemens Endress
Sound:Max Kober
Foley artist:Clemens Endress
Music:Jan Tilman Schade
  
Cast: 
Peter FrankeFrank Ewington
Barbara NüsseBarbara Rozkony
Marlen DiekhoffLena Mahler
Alban HansenFrank
Bineta HansenLena-Barbara
Sarah MasuchLena 32
Adrian DittusKriminalpolizist
Timo JacobsMessenger
  
Production company:Way Film Production (Hamburg)
Unit production manager:Lisa M. Böttcher, Meike Brockmann
Location manager:Robin Ertel
Length:90 min
Format:35mm, 16:9
Picture/Sound:Farbe, Dolby
Screening:Aufführung (RU): 06.2014, Moskau, IFF

Titles

Originaltitel (DE) Die Geschlechtskriegerinnen
Arbeitstitel (DE) Die Geschlechtskrieger

Versions

Original

Length:90 min
Format:35mm, 16:9
Picture/Sound:Farbe, Dolby
Screening:Aufführung (RU): 06.2014, Moskau, IFF
 

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