Nachtzug nach Lissabon

Nachtzug nach Lissabon

Deutschland / Schweiz / Portugal 2012/2013, Spielfilm

Inhalt

Night Train to Lisbon

Raimund Gregorius is a Latin teacher from Berne. When he encounters a book by the Portuguese poet and doctor Amadeu de Prado, he drops everything and takes the night train to Lisbon. He is determined to find out more about this writer who appears to have been obsessed by the very same questions that plague him: the purpose of human deeds and the unrealised potential of each and every life. His restless quest across Lisbon uncovers a contradictory portrait of a clever and brave yet conflicted man who lived at the time of Salazar’s dictatorship.

Amadeu is the son of a conformist judge. His closest friend is Jorge, the son of a persecuted officer from the opposition. Their friendship almost comes to an end when Amadeu is obliged to follow his oath and save the life of one of the regime’s thugs. But then he too is forced to go underground. There he meets and falls in love with the beautiful and intelligent Estefania – who also happens to be Jorge’s girlfriend … As Gregorius pieces together the writer’s puzzling life, his investigations become a journey of self-discovery.

"Night Train to Lisbon" is the screen adaptation of Pascal Mercier’s best-selling novel.

Source: 63. Internationale Filmfestspiele Berlin (Catalogue)

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Credits

Director:Bille August
Screenplay:Ulli Herrmann, Greg Latter
Director of photography:Filip Zumbrunn
Editing:Hansjörg Weißbrich
Music:Annette Focks
  
Cast: 
Jeremy IronsRaimund Gregorius
Mélanie LaurentJunge Estefania
Jack HustonAmadeu de Prado
Martina GedeckMariana
Tom CourtenayJoao Eca, älter
August DiehlJorge O‘Kelly, jung
Bruno GanzJorge O‘Kelly, älter
Lena OlinEstefania, älter
Beatriz BatardaAdriana, jung
Marco D'AlmeidaJoao Eca, jung
Christopher LeeVater Bartolomeu
Charlotte RamplingAdriana, älter
Vanessa RedgraveAdriana de Prado
Nicolau BreynerDa Silva
Jane ThorneClotilde
Burghart KlaußnerRichter Prado
Adriano LuzMendez
Sarah BühlmannCatarina Mendez
José WallensteinPide Agent
Jean-Pierre CornuBuchhändler
Hanspeter Müller-DrossartMr. Kägi
Max HubacherSchüler
  
Production company:Studio Hamburg Filmproduktion GmbH (Hamburg), C-Films AG (Zürich)
Producer:Günther Russ, Kerstin Ramcke, Peter Reichenbach, Michael Lehmann, Michael Steiger

All Credits

Director:Bille August
Assistant director:Guy Travers
Script supervisor:Gabriele Mattner
Screenplay:Ulli Herrmann, Greg Latter
based on:Pascal Mercier (Roman)
Director of photography:Filip Zumbrunn
2nd Camera unit:Sebastian Meuschel
Steadycam operator:Sebastian Meuschel
Lighting design:Peter Demmer
Production design:Augusto Mayer
Make-up artist:Jekaterina Oertel, Linda De Vetta
Costume design:Monika Jacobs
Editing:Hansjörg Weißbrich
Sound:Raoul Grass
Sound assistant:Andreas Otto
Stunt co-ordinator:Marcel Stucki
Casting:Jeremy Zimmermann
Music:Annette Focks
  
Cast: 
Jeremy IronsRaimund Gregorius
Mélanie LaurentJunge Estefania
Jack HustonAmadeu de Prado
Martina GedeckMariana
Tom CourtenayJoao Eca, älter
August DiehlJorge O‘Kelly, jung
Bruno GanzJorge O‘Kelly, älter
Lena OlinEstefania, älter
Beatriz BatardaAdriana, jung
Marco D'AlmeidaJoao Eca, jung
Christopher LeeVater Bartolomeu
Charlotte RamplingAdriana, älter
Vanessa RedgraveAdriana de Prado
Nicolau BreynerDa Silva
Jane ThorneClotilde
Burghart KlaußnerRichter Prado
Adriano LuzMendez
Sarah BühlmannCatarina Mendez
José WallensteinPide Agent
Jean-Pierre CornuBuchhändler
Hanspeter Müller-DrossartMr. Kägi
Max HubacherSchüler
  
Production company:Studio Hamburg Filmproduktion GmbH (Hamburg), C-Films AG (Zürich)
in co-production with:Cinemate SA (Lissabon), C-Films GmbH (Hamburg), Tele München Film- und Fernsehproduktions GmbH (München), Schweizer Radio und Fernsehen (SRF) (Bern), Teleclub AG (Zürich)
in association with:Zweites Deutsches Fernsehen (ZDF) (Mainz)
Producer:Günther Russ, Kerstin Ramcke, Peter Reichenbach, Michael Lehmann, Michael Steiger
Co-Producer:Benjamin Seikel, Paulo Trancoso, Dr. Herbert G. Kloiber, Ana Costa
Producer (TV):Gabriele Heuser
Executive producer:Oliver Simon, Daniel Baur, Kevin Frakes, Eric Fischer
Line producer:Dieter Stempnierwsky
Post-production:Tina Mersmann
Production manager:Markus Götze
Shoot:11.03.2012-04.05.2012: Bern, Lissabon und Umgebung
Original distributor:Concorde Filmverleih GmbH (München)
Funding:Filmförderungsanstalt (FFA) (Berlin), Filmförderung Hamburg Schleswig-Holstein GmbH (FFHSH) (Hamburg), Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg GmbH (MBB) (Potsdam), Deutscher Filmförderfonds (DFFF) (Berlin), Eurimages der EU (Strasbourg), Media Programm der EU (Brüssel), Instituto do Cinema e do Audiovisual (ICA) (Lissabon), Bundesamt für Kultur der Schweiz (Zürich), Zürcher Filmstiftung (Zürich)
Length:111 min
Format:35mm, 1:1,85
Picture/Sound:Farbe, Dolby SR
Rating:FSK-Prüfung (DE): 28.01.2013, 136986, ab 12 Jahre/feiertagsfrei
Screening:Uraufführung (DE): 13.02.2013, Berlin, IFF - Wettbewerb (außer Konkurrenz);
Kinostart (DE): 07.03.2013

Titles

Originaltitel (DE) Nachtzug nach Lissabon
Weiterer Titel (PT) Comboio Noturno Para Lisboa
Weiterer Titel (DE) Night Train to Lisbon

Versions

Original

Length:111 min
Format:35mm, 1:1,85
Picture/Sound:Farbe, Dolby SR
Rating:FSK-Prüfung (DE): 28.01.2013, 136986, ab 12 Jahre/feiertagsfrei
Screening:Uraufführung (DE): 13.02.2013, Berlin, IFF - Wettbewerb (außer Konkurrenz);
Kinostart (DE): 07.03.2013
 

Awards

FBW 2012
Prädikat: besonders wertvoll