Northern Star

Northern Star

Deutschland 2002/2003, Spielfilm

Inhalt

18-year-old Anke lives with her single mother in a small town at the Northern coast of Germany. Anke never coped with her father′s suicide, and as a result, the young woman has no friends, and shows at times either overtly aggressive or introverted behaviour. When Anke realizes that her mother is seeing another man, her only whish it to run away for good. She seems to find a soulmate in the seven years older loner Ulf, who takes her in. Ignoring the reality of everyday life and overcome by loneliness, Anke becomes fixated on her new friend…

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Credits

Director:Felix Randau
Screenplay:Felix Randau
Director of photography:Roman Nowocien
Editing:Gergana Voigt
Music:Stephan Gade
  
Cast: 
Julia HummerSchülerin Anke
Nick RommUlf
Lena StolzeAnkes Mutter
Peter KurthPfarrer
Nele JoncaInsa
Irene KleinschmidtLehrerin
Siemen RühaakInsas Vater
Denis MoschittoHannes
Francesca AchillesAnke als Kind
Jan Hinrik DrevsAnkes Vater
Pawel PodlejskiTankwart
Erwin BrinkmannBuchladenbesitzer
Heinz-Peter WurstHerr Schrammberg
Ulf GeorgesAnkes Mutter Liebhaber
  
Production company:Wüste Filmproduktion (Hamburg)
Producer:Ralph Schwingel, Stefan Schubert

All Credits

Director:Felix Randau
Assistant director:Florian Scheibe
Screenplay:Felix Randau
Director of photography:Roman Nowocien
Assistant camera:Marcus Schicht, Dirk Poelk
Production design:Anke Vorwick, Seth Turner (Assistenz)
Storyboard:Maximilian Vogel
Prop master:Stephanie Schlienz, Anna Alaeddine
Make-up artist:Heiko Schmidt, Marie Leibfried
Costume design:Anke Wahnbaeck
Costumes:Rike Russig
Editing:Gergana Voigt
Assistant editor:Franka Pohls
Sound:Dirk Homann
Sound assistant:Julio Rodriguez
Audio mixing:Alexander Leser
Music:Stephan Gade
  
Cast: 
Julia HummerSchülerin Anke
Nick RommUlf
Lena StolzeAnkes Mutter
Peter KurthPfarrer
Nele JoncaInsa
Irene KleinschmidtLehrerin
Siemen RühaakInsas Vater
Denis MoschittoHannes
Francesca AchillesAnke als Kind
Jan Hinrik DrevsAnkes Vater
Pawel PodlejskiTankwart
Erwin BrinkmannBuchladenbesitzer
Heinz-Peter WurstHerr Schrammberg
Ulf GeorgesAnkes Mutter Liebhaber
  
Production company:Wüste Filmproduktion (Hamburg)
in co-production with:Zweites Deutsches Fernsehen (ZDF) (Mainz), Deutsche Film- und Fernsehakademie Berlin GmbH (dffb) (Berlin)
Producer:Ralph Schwingel, Stefan Schubert
Producer (TV):Lucas Schmidt
Line producer:Alexander Schmidt
Unit production manager:Martina Knapheide
Location manager:Henning Falk, Silke Haverkamp
Shoot:15.10.2002-19.11.2002: Cuxhaven, Bremen
Original distributor:Timebandits Films GmbH (Potsdam)
Funding:FilmFörderung Hamburg GmbH (Hamburg), nordmedia Fonds GmbH Niedersachsen und Bremen (Hannover + Bremen), Filmboard Berlin-Brandenburg GmbH (Potsdam), Kulturelle Filmförderung Schleswig-Holstein e.V. (Lübeck)
Length:80 min
Format:16mm - Blow-Up 35mm, 1:1,85
Picture/Sound:Farbe + s/w, Dolby
Screening:Uraufführung (DE): 24.09.2003, Hamburg, Filmfest;
Kinostart (DE): 09.12.2004;
TV-Erstsendung (DE): 25.07.2005, ZDF

Titles

Originaltitel (DE) Northern Star

Versions

Original

Length:80 min
Format:16mm - Blow-Up 35mm, 1:1,85
Picture/Sound:Farbe + s/w, Dolby
Screening:Uraufführung (DE): 24.09.2003, Hamburg, Filmfest;
Kinostart (DE): 09.12.2004;
TV-Erstsendung (DE): 25.07.2005, ZDF
 

Awards

Studio Hamburg Nachwuchspreis 2004
Bestes Drehbuch