La Buena Vida - Das gute Leben

La Buena Vida - Das gute Leben

Deutschland / Schweiz 2012-2015, Dokumentarfilm

Inhalt

The Good Life

Jairo Fuentes is the young leader of Tamaquito, an indigenous Wayuu village in northern Colombia. His people have always lived from what nature provided for them. But driven by international demand, the nearby Cerrejón coal mine is growing quickly and threatens to swallow up Jairo's village. The final destination of the Colombian coal are European countries like Germany, Holland and Great Britain where coal-fired power plants generate the energy needed for economic growth and prosperity. Jairo and his people are forced to abandon their village and their territory, leaving behind the good life. From now on their lives will be controlled by money and financial issues. The film tells the story of the indigenous village of Tamaquito in the context of the quest for ever more prosperity in Europe.

Source: 65. Internationale Filmfestspiele Berlin (Catalogue)

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Credits

All Credits

Director:Jens Schanze
Assistant director:Etienne Boussac
Screenplay:Jens Schanze (Konzept)
Director of photography:Börres Weiffenbach
Assistant camera:Helge Haack
Colour grading:Yvonne Tran
Visual effects:Christoffer Kempel
Editing:Bernd Euscher
Sound design:Marc Parisotto, Daniel Dietenberger
Sound:Jesus Casquete González, Carlos Ibanez Diaz, Markus Seitz, Thorsten Czart
Foley artist:Michael Stanczyk
Audio mixing:Michael Hinreiner
Music:Rainer Bartesch, Victor Moser
Production company:Mascha Film GbR (München)
in co-production with:Zweites Deutsches Fernsehen (ZDF) / 3sat (Mainz), soap factory GmbH (Basel)
Producer:Judith Malek-Mahdavi, Frank Matter, Jens Schanze
Co-Producer:Frank Matter
Producer (TV):Udo Bremer, Margit Schreiber-Brunner
Line producer:Judith Malek-Mahdavi
Unit production manager:Frank Matter, Liliana Rincón L.
Location manager:Etienne Boussac
Post-production:Christoffer Kempel
Shoot:21.12.2012-01.03.2014: Kolumbien, Deutschland, Schweiz, Niederlande
Original distributor:Camino Filmverleih (Stuttgart)
Funding:Deutscher Filmförderfonds (DFFF) (Berlin), FilmFernsehFonds Bayern GmbH (FFFB) (München), Beauftragte/r der Bundesregierung für Kultur und Medien -Filmförderung- (Berlin), Film- und Medien Stiftung NRW (Düsseldorf), Berner Filmförderung (Bern), Bundesamt für Kultur der Schweiz (Zürich), Evangelisches Zentrum für entwicklungsbezogene Filmarbeit, Fachausschuß Film/Video der Kantone Basel Stadt und Land (Basel)
Length:97 min
Format:DCP, 1:1,85
Picture/Sound:Farbe, Dolby
Screening:Uraufführung (DE): 12.02.2015, Berlin, IFF - LOLA at Berlinale;
Kinostart (DE): 14.05.2015

Titles

Originaltitel (DE) La Buena Vida - Das gute Leben
Weiterer Titel (DE) Sumak Kawsay - Das gute Leben

Versions

Original

Length:97 min
Format:DCP, 1:1,85
Picture/Sound:Farbe, Dolby
Screening:Uraufführung (DE): 12.02.2015, Berlin, IFF - LOLA at Berlinale;
Kinostart (DE): 14.05.2015
 

Awards

Bayerischer Filmpreis 2016
Pierrot, Bester Dokumentarfilmer
 
FBW 2015
Prädikat: besonders wertvoll