Für Elise

Für Elise

Deutschland 2010-2012, Spielfilm

Inhalt

For Elise

Elise is a 15-year-old girl who, following her father's accidental death, lives with her mother Betty. The latter is an intensive care nurse and, true to the saying 'the cobbler's children always go barefoot', Betty helps to save the lives of others but does not have her life or that of her daughter under control. In her desperate search for a new husband and father, Betty throws herself into a drastic series of parties and one-night stands, drowning her helplessness in alcohol.

In the meantime, Elise uses all her strength to keep both their lives on some kind of even keel. Silently, she takes care of the household and covers up Betty's alcoholic excess.

Elise loves her mother but suffers from the woman's egoism and the lack of maternal care. The one thing that gives her consolation and solidity is playing the piano.

When Betty meets Ludwig, a journalist, she believes she has found the ideal partner. But mother and daughter are set to become rivals for his favor.

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Credits

All Credits

Director:Wolfgang Dinslage
Assistant director:Antje Ritter
Script supervisor:Brigitte Bruch
Screenplay:Erszébet Rácz
Director of photography:Kai Rostásy
Assistant camera:Julius Wirsching, Uli Krause
Still photography:Anke Neugebauer
Lighting design:Martin Handrow
Gaffer:Urs Zimmermann
Key grip:Gunnar Sell, Thomas Thiele
Production design:Stephan von Tresckow
Property master:Christine Jahn
Stand-by props:Christian Hochtritt
Make-up artist:Astrid Lehmann
Costume design:Sonja Hesse
Editing:Andreas Baltschun
Sound design:Sebastian Schmidt
Sound:Axel Arft
Sound assistant:Oliver Hemm
Casting:Simone Bär, Jessika Eisenkolb
  
Cast: 
Jasna Fritzi BauerElise
Christina GroßeBetty
Hendrik DurynLudwig
Katie EckerfeldKathi
Marie Anne FliegelTante Helga
Annekathrin BürgerTante Gisela
Lucas ReiberKai
Axel SchreiberBenny
Johannes GabrielAndreas
Maria HäuserEvelyn
Tom-Aurelio Shiva DubeyEdgar
Lotte OhmLehrerin
Maria EhrichAnke
Saskia RosendahlLena
Matthias WindeTransporteur 1
Michael WächterTransporteur 2
Carola SiggKollegin
Hilmar EichhornHauswart
Martin GreifSanitäter
  
Production company:ostlicht filmproduktion GmbH (Weimar)
in co-production with:Südwestrundfunk (SWR) (Stuttgart), Mitteldeutscher Rundfunk (MDR) (Leipzig)
in association with:Arte Deutschland TV GmbH (Baden-Baden)
Producer:Marcel Lenz, Guido Schwab
Producer (TV):Stefanie Groß (SWR), Barbara Häbe (Arte), Wolfgang Voigt (MDR)
Unit production manager:Antje Krutz
Location manager:Susan Füllmich, Stephan Richter (Motiv), Johannes Schuchardt (Set)
Production assistant:Ina Almeroth
Production coordinator:Claritta Kratochwil
Shoot:12.10.2010-23.11.2010: Jena, Weimar und Umgebung
Original distributor:Farbfilm Verleih GmbH (Berlin)
Funding:Mitteldeutsche Medienförderung GmbH (MDM) (Leipzig), Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg GmbH (MBB) (Potsdam), Deutscher Filmförderfonds (DFFF) (Berlin)
Length:102 min
Format:35mm, 1:2,4
Picture/Sound:Farbe, Dolby SRD
Rating:FSK-Prüfung (DE): 21.11.2012, 135194, ab 16 Jahre/feiertagsfrei
Screening:Aufführung (DE): 16.06.2012, Ludwigshafen, Festival des deutschen Films;
Kinostart (DE): 11.10.2012

Titles

Originaltitel (DE) Für Elise

Versions

Original

Length:102 min
Format:35mm, 1:2,4
Picture/Sound:Farbe, Dolby SRD
Rating:FSK-Prüfung (DE): 21.11.2012, 135194, ab 16 Jahre/feiertagsfrei
Screening:Aufführung (DE): 16.06.2012, Ludwigshafen, Festival des deutschen Films;
Kinostart (DE): 11.10.2012
 

Awards

Festivals des deutschen Films, Ludwigshafen 2012
Filmkunstpreis
Besondere Auszeichnung, Bestes Drehbuch