Hedi Schneider steckt fest

Hedi Schneider steckt fest

Deutschland / Norwegen 2013-2015, Spielfilm

Inhalt

Hedi Schneider is Stuck

A model family's happy life unexpectedly goes off the rails when the carefree Hedi, played by Laura Tonke, suddenly starts having panic attacks. First mental illness and then drug dependency – the happiness that these happy-go-lucky thirty-somethings once took for granted suddenly seems unattainable, and their world fragile and uncertain.

Sonja Heiss takes quite a risk with her second feature film, tackling a serious subject with an unerring grasp of comedy. But the director masters the balancing act between tragedy and comedy with bravura. It’s not just Laura Tonke’s performance that is splendidly on the brink, such as when Hedi gets stuck in a lift at the beginning of the film and begins a nonsensical conversation with the man who responds to her emergency call. Throughout the film’s 90-minute running time, the dramatic structure and editing equally allow for the most absurd ruptures and mood changes, which still always end up leading somewhere. The film repeatedly challenges the audience to revise their hasty judgements, reallocate their sympathies and reassess the plot and actors. Underestimate "Hedi Schneider steckt fest" at your peril.

Source: 65. Internationale Filmfestspiele Berlin (Catalogue)

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Credits

Director:Sonja Heiss
Screenplay:Sonja Heiss
Director of photography:Nikolai von Graevenitz
Editing:Andreas Wodraschke
Music:Lambert
  
Cast: 
Laura TonkeHedi Schneider
Hans LöwUli
Leander NitscheFinn
Melanie StraubViviane
Simon SchwarzArne Lange
Margarita BroichHedis Mutter
Matthias BundschuhHerr Schild
Rosa EnskatPsychiaterin
Urs JuckerTherapeut
Alex BrendemühlNGO-Chef
Jakob BieberZooverkäufer
Arthur NeumannArthur
Kathleen MorgeneyerKollegin Lindström
Fritz RothNotarzt
Mira ParteckeInga
Robert Valentin HofmannRolf
Oliver NitscheKollege Klugscheißer
Christine RollarKollegin Teeküche
Thomas ZanderBernd
  
Production company:Komplizen Film GmbH (München + Berlin)
Producer:Jonas Dornbach, Janine Jackowski, Maren Ade

All Credits

Director:Sonja Heiss
Assistant director:Anne Drees
Screenplay:Sonja Heiss
Director of photography:Nikolai von Graevenitz
Assistant camera:Uli Krause
Steadycam operator:Uli Krause
Lighting design:Wolfgang Dell, Wolfgang Dell
Gaffer:Sascha Kuchenbuch
Key grip:Klaus Sprenger
Production design:Tim Pannen
Art director:Jan Müller
Stand-by props:Stefan Baumgärtner
Construction manager:Falk Wenzel
Make-up artist:Monika Münnich
Costume design:Nicole von Graevenitz
Editing:Andreas Wodraschke
Sound design:Daniel Iribarren
Sound:Andreas Prescher
Sound assistant:Benjamin Hill
Synch sound:Alessandro Mongardini
Casting:Ulrike Müller
Music:Lambert
  
Cast: 
Laura TonkeHedi Schneider
Hans LöwUli
Leander NitscheFinn
Melanie StraubViviane
Simon SchwarzArne Lange
Margarita BroichHedis Mutter
Matthias BundschuhHerr Schild
Rosa EnskatPsychiaterin
Urs JuckerTherapeut
Alex BrendemühlNGO-Chef
Jakob BieberZooverkäufer
Arthur NeumannArthur
Kathleen MorgeneyerKollegin Lindström
Fritz RothNotarzt
Mira ParteckeInga
Robert Valentin HofmannRolf
Oliver NitscheKollege Klugscheißer
Christine RollarKollegin Teeküche
Thomas ZanderBernd
  
Production company:Komplizen Film GmbH (München + Berlin)
in co-production with:MER Film (Oslo), Filmcamp AS (Storholmen), Zweites Deutsches Fernsehen (ZDF) (Mainz) (Das kleine Fernsehspiel)
in association with:Arte Deutschland TV GmbH (Baden-Baden)
Producer:Jonas Dornbach, Janine Jackowski, Maren Ade
Co-Producer:Maria Ekerhovd, Kjetil Jensberg, Svein Andersen
Producer (TV):Christian Cloos (ZDF - Das kleine Fernsehspiel), Doris Hepp (ZDF), Georg Steinert (Arte)
Unit production manager:Heino Herrenbrück
Location manager:Christian Richter, Ronny Engel (Motiv)
Shoot:13.08.2013-02.10.2013: Frankfurt am Main, Berlin und Norwegen
Original distributor:Pandora Film GmbH & Co. Verleih KG (Aschaffenburg)
Funding:Beauftragte/r der Bundesregierung für Kultur und Medien -Filmförderung- (Berlin), Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg GmbH (MBB) (Potsdam), Hessen Invest (Frankfurt am Main)
Length:92 min
Format:DCP, 1:2,35
Picture/Sound:Farbe, Dolby
Rating:FSK-Prüfung (DE): 30.04.2015, 150722, ab 12 Jahre/feiertagsfrei
Screening:Uraufführung (DE): 08.02.2015, Berlin, IFF - Forum;
Kinostart (DE): 07.05.2015;
Kinostart (CH): 04.06.2015;
Kinostart (AT): 03.07.2015

Titles

Originaltitel (DE) Hedi Schneider steckt fest

Versions

Original

Length:92 min
Format:DCP, 1:2,35
Picture/Sound:Farbe, Dolby
Rating:FSK-Prüfung (DE): 30.04.2015, 150722, ab 12 Jahre/feiertagsfrei
Screening:Uraufführung (DE): 08.02.2015, Berlin, IFF - Forum;
Kinostart (DE): 07.05.2015;
Kinostart (CH): 04.06.2015;
Kinostart (AT): 03.07.2015
 

Awards

Deutscher Filmpreis 2016
Lola, Beste weibliche Hauptrolle
 
Preis der deutschen Filmkritik 2016
Beste Darstellerin
 
FBW 2015
Prädikat: besonders wertvoll
 
Hessischer Film- und Kinopreis 2014
Bester Spielfilm