Lollipop Monster

Lollipop Monster

Deutschland 2010/2011, Spielfilm

Inhalt

Two girls, Ari and Oona, dream of breaking free. The Baron, frontman of their favourite band "Tier" sings: "We sense everything, you won’t fool us. We are desire, lust and instinct…" But in the girls’ respective families, nobody feels, and nobody talks. Ari’s mother refuses to admit that her kids have grown up, and her brother terrorises the family. Lolita-like Ari makes up for the affection she misses at home by having sex with grown up men and vying for the attention of the mysterious, black-clad Oona. For her part, Oona feels guilty about her Dad’s suicide, scratches her arms until they bleed and expresses her violent fantasies in wild and dark charcoal paintings.

Following their instincts, the two girls go on a manhunt, sneaking through the urban jungle to dance with the Baron and bare their teeth. "We’re one of a kind. We understand each other intuitively. Because we are the same species." The girls’ friendship helps Oona externalise her anger and allows Ari to gain a sense of self-respect at last.

But then Ari starts having an affair with Oona’s hated uncle Lukas. When Oona catches them red-handed one day, she is deeply hurt and withdraws into her shell again. Both girls realise that they’ve only one last chance to save their friendship … "Never forget. I could just eat you. For I am unpredictable!"

Source: 61. Internationale Filmfestspiele Berlin (Catalogue)

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Credits

All Credits

Director:Ziska Riemann
Assistant director:Werner Gerhards
Screenplay:Ziska Riemann, Luci van Org
Director of photography:Hannes Hubach
Assistant camera:Max Wiesenecker
Steadycam operator:Alex Traumann
Lighting design:Zoran Bravaric
Gaffer:George Bozkurt, Jens Philip Erlach
Key grip:Oliver Hübner, Sven Häse
Set design:Christiane Krumwiede (Szenenbild), Dominik Benninghaus
Property master:Peter Bolewski
Stand-by props:Jeantien Meijer
Construction manager:Gerald Gustav, Harry Bollhöfener
Make-up artist:Bernadette Reschberger, Antje Huchel
Costume design:Juliane Brandes
Costumes:Inga Cuypers
Editing:Dirk Grau
Assistant editor:Erik Dornblut
Sound design:Frank Kruse
Sound:Matthias Haeb
Sound assistant:Raphael Kempermann, Thomas Ott
Audio mixing:Robert Jäger
Casting:Sandra Köppe, Dominik Klingberg
Music:Ingo L. Frenzel, Alexander Hacke (Songs)
Music performer:The Assassination (DE) (Songs)
  
Cast: 
Jella HaaseAri
Sarah HorváthOona
Nicolette KrebitzKristina
Thomas WodiankaLukas
Sandra BorgmannMarie
Rainer SellienVolker
Fritz HammelBoris
Janusz KocajJonas
Koffi KôkôBaron
Nikeata ThompsonJacky
Rafael StachowiakKarakal
Andreas WindhuisArzt
Sybille SchedwillSportlehrerin
Luci van OrgKunstlehrerin
Brezel GöringMann in der Lounge
Lilli MeinhardtLena
  
Production company:Network Movie Film- und Fernsehproduktion GmbH & Co. KG (Köln)
in co-production with:Zweites Deutsches Fernsehen (ZDF) (Mainz)
Producer:Wolfgang Cimera, Bettina Wente
Producer (TV):Christian Cloos
Producer:Andi Wecker
Line producer:Annette Oswald
Unit production manager:Andreas Breyer
Location manager:Janina Junk, Claudia Salzig (Motiv), Sebastian Kowalke (Set)
Shoot:23.03.2010-01.05.2010: Köln, Hamburg, Niedersachsen
Original distributor:Edition Salzgeber & Co. Medien GmbH (Berlin)
Funding:nordmedia Fonds GmbH Niedersachsen und Bremen (Hannover + Bremen), Film- und Medien Stiftung NRW (Düsseldorf), Filmförderung Hamburg Schleswig-Holstein GmbH (FFHSH) (Hamburg), Stiftung Kuratorium Junger Deutscher Film Nordrhein-Westfalen, Deutscher Filmförderfonds (DFFF) (Berlin)
Length:2549 m, 93 min
Format:35mm, 1:1.85
Picture/Sound:Farbe, Dolby
Rating:FSK-Prüfung (DE): 14.07.2011, 126679, ab 16 Jahre/feiertagsfrei
Screening:Uraufführung (DE): 15.02.2011, Berlin, IFF - Perspektive Deutsches Kino;
Kinostart (DE): 25.08.2011

Titles

Originaltitel (DE) Lollipop Monster
Arbeitstitel (DE) Friedenau

Versions

Original

Length:2549 m, 93 min
Format:35mm, 1:1.85
Picture/Sound:Farbe, Dolby
Rating:FSK-Prüfung (DE): 14.07.2011, 126679, ab 16 Jahre/feiertagsfrei
Screening:Uraufführung (DE): 15.02.2011, Berlin, IFF - Perspektive Deutsches Kino;
Kinostart (DE): 25.08.2011
 

Awards

Verband der deutschen Filmkritik 2012
Beste Musik (ex aequo >Unter dir die Stadt<)
 
Bayerische Filmpreis 2012
Beste Bildgestaltung
Beste Nachwuchsdarstellerin
 
IFF Karlovy Vary 2011
Lobende Erwähnung
 
IFF Berlin 2011
Femina-Film-Preis, Kostüm
 
FBW 2011
Prädikat: besonders wertvoll