Jerichow

Jerichow

Deutschland 2008, Spielfilm

Inhalt

Jerichow, a village in northeastern Germany – the area is poor and there is little work to be found. Here three people, off the beaten path of life, stumble into a fateful encounter: Thomas, young, strong, taciturn, a former soldier, dishonourably discharged; Ali, a bit the worse for wear, but still affable, a Turkish businessman in Germany who is mainly concerned that the employees at his snack bars don′t cheat him; Laura, a woman with a past, attractive, but somewhat withdrawn into the shadows in her marriage with Ali.

Thomas, Ali and Laura withhold themselves and their secrets from one another. They want love, but are also very concerned with security. They are dependent on each other, but what they want can only be reached at the cost of betrayal.

Christian Petzold′s "Jerichow" is a love triangle in which the longings of the three characters only graze the surface of even greater dreams. On the byways of Germany′s Northeast, in the forests of the expansive countryside and along the cliffs above the sea a drama unfolds in which a classical cinematic constellation undergoes a daring reinterpretation. Caught between guilt and freedom, passion and intrigue are desires, the fulfilment of which comes to resemble a curse.

Source: 59. Internationale Filmfestspiele Berlin (Catalogue)

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Credits

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Director:Christian Petzold
Assistant director:Ires Jung
Script supervisor:Frédéric Moriette
Screenplay:Christian Petzold
based on:James M. Cain (Roman "The Postman Always Rings Twice")
Script editor:Harun Farocki (Beratung)
Director of photography:Hans Fromm
Assistant camera:Matthias Kapinos, Ricarda Hibbeln
Steadycam operator:Tilman Büttner
Still photography:Christian Schulz
Lighting design:Christoph Dehmel-Osterloh
Key grip:Sven Meyer
Set design:Kade Gruber (Szenenbild)
Property master:Hanna Solms, Andreas Horstmann
Stand-by props:Jutta Lilli Erasin
Make-up artist:Monika Münnich, Parul Banerjee (zusätzlich)
Costume design:Anette Guther
Editing:Bettina Böhler
Assistant editor:Andreas Lipke
Sound editor:Kuen-Il Song
Sound design:Dirk Jacob
Sound:Andreas Mücke-Niesytka, Martin Ehlers
Foley artist:Carsten Richter, Hanse Warns
Audio mixing:Martin Steyer
Special effects:Björn Friese
Stunt co-ordinator:Lutz Heyden, Volkhart Buff
Casting:Simone Bär
Music:Stefan Will
Music consultant:Aysun Bademsoy
  
Cast: 
Benno FürmannThomas
Nina HossLaura
Hilmi SözerAli
André M. HennickeLeon
Claudia GeislerAdministratorin
Marie GruberKassiererin
Knut BergerPolizist
  
Production company:Schramm Film Koerner & Weber (Berlin)
in co-production with:Bayerischer Rundfunk (BR) (München), Arte Deutschland TV GmbH (Baden-Baden)
Producer:Florian Koerner von Gustorf, Michael Weber
Producer (TV):Bettina Reitz (BR), Andreas Schreitmüller (Arte), Jochen Kölsch (Arte)
Unit production manager:Dorissa Berninger
Location manager:Matthias Ruppelt, Levke Palm (Set Manager)
Production assistant:Clarice de Castro
Post-production:Steffi Hennig (Koordination)
Shoot:21.04.2008-06.06.2008: Wittenberge, Ahrenshoop (Ostsee)
Original distributor:Piffl Medien GmbH (Berlin)
Funding:Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg GmbH (MBB) (Potsdam), Filmförderungsanstalt (FFA) (Berlin), Deutscher Filmförderfonds (DFFF) (Berlin)
Length:2509 m, 92 min
Format:35mm, 1:1,85
Picture/Sound:Eastmancolor, Dolby SRD
Rating:FSK-Prüfung (De): 20.11.2008, 116117, ab 12 Jahre / feiertagsfrei
Screening:Uraufführung (IT): 28.08.2008, Venedig, IFF;
Erstaufführung (DE): 24.10.2008, Hof, Internationale Filmtage;
Kinostart (DE): 08.01.2009

Titles

Originaltitel (DE) Jerichow

Versions

Original

Length:2509 m, 92 min
Format:35mm, 1:1,85
Picture/Sound:Eastmancolor, Dolby SRD
Rating:FSK-Prüfung (De): 20.11.2008, 116117, ab 12 Jahre / feiertagsfrei
Screening:Uraufführung (IT): 28.08.2008, Venedig, IFF;
Erstaufführung (DE): 24.10.2008, Hof, Internationale Filmtage;
Kinostart (DE): 08.01.2009