Morris aus Amerika

Morris aus Amerika

Deutschland / USA 2015/2016, Spielfilm

Inhalt

Morris from America

"Morris aus Amerika" revolves around a 13-year-old African-American boy named Morris and the relationship he has with his father, Curtis, during the transitional period of adolescence. Complicating matters, they are new residents of Heidelberg, Germany - a city of rich history but little diversity. Morris falls in love with a local German girl named Katrin, and his tumultuous connection with her takes him on a journey that ends in self-discovery and a new dynamic to his relationship with Curtis.

"Morris aus Amerika" has style and heart so perfectly calibrated that it unfolds effortlessly before our eyes. Pulsating with the rhythm of a 13-year-old's heart, this film springs from different cinematic traditions to become a distinctive coming-of-age story all its own.

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Credits

All Credits

Director:Chad Hartigan
Screenplay:Chad Hartigan
Director of photography:Sean McElwee
Still photography:Christian Roos
Lighting design:Mirko Fricke
Production design:Babett Klimmeck
Property master:Juliane Wendt
Stand-by props:Sophia Ruppert
Make-up artist:Nicole Durovic
Costume design:Nana Kolbinger
Editing:Anne Fabini
Sound design:Marvin Keil
Sound:Tobias Scherer
Audio mixing:Gregor Bonse
Casting:Manolya Mutlu, Eyde Belasco
Music:Keegan DeWitt
  
Cast: 
Markees ChristmasMorris
Craig RobinsonCurtis
Carla JuriInka
Jakub GierszałPer
Lina KellerKatrin
Eva LöbauKatrins Mutter Anna
Patrick GüldenbergSven
Levin HenningBastian
Leon BadenhopRainer
Roger DitterAlex
Josephine BeckerNadine
Carlo DegenThorsten
Kai-Michael MüllerOlaf
Benedikt CrisandLukas
  
Production company:Lichtblick Media Gmbh (Berlin)
in co-production with:Indi Film GmbH (Stuttgart, Berlin), Beachside-Films (Los Angeles)
in association with:Hessischer Rundfunk (HR) (Frankfurt am Main), Südwestrundfunk (SWR) (Baden-Baden)
Producer:Martin Heisler, Gabriele Simon, Adele Romanski, Sara Murphy
Co-Producer:Michael B. Clark, Marc Turtletaub, Arek Gielnik
Producer (TV):Stefanie Groß (SWR)
Shoot:01.06.2015-15.07.2015: Heidelberg, Frankfurt am Main, Berlin
Original distributor:Farbfilm Verleih GmbH (Berlin)
Funding:MFG Medien- und Filmgesellschaft Baden-Württemberg mbH (Stuttgart), Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg GmbH (MBB) (Potsdam), Hessische Filmförderung (Frankfurt am Main), Land Hessen (Wiesbaden), Deutscher Filmförderfonds (DFFF) (Berlin)
Length:91 min
Format:DCP, 1:1,85
Picture/Sound:Farbe, Dolby
Rating:FSK-Prüfung (DE): 20.06.2016, 160221, ab 12 Jahre / feiertagsfrei
Screening:Uraufführung (US): 22.01.2016, Park City, Utah, Sundance Film Festival;
Erstaufführung (DE): 28.06.2016, München, Filmfest;
Kinostart (DE): 03.11.2016

Titles

Originaltitel (DE) Morris aus Amerika
Weiterer Titel (US) Morris from America

Versions

Original

Length:91 min
Format:DCP, 1:1,85
Picture/Sound:Farbe, Dolby
Rating:FSK-Prüfung (DE): 20.06.2016, 160221, ab 12 Jahre / feiertagsfrei
Screening:Uraufführung (US): 22.01.2016, Park City, Utah, Sundance Film Festival;
Erstaufführung (DE): 28.06.2016, München, Filmfest;
Kinostart (DE): 03.11.2016
 

Awards

FBW 2016
Prädikat: besonders wertvoll
 
Sundance Film Festival 2016
Waldo Salt Screenwriting Award
Spezialpreis der Jury, Beste individuelle Performance