Reife Kirschen

Reife Kirschen

DDR 1971/1972, Spielfilm

Inhalt

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Brigadier Helmut Kamp is in his mid-forties and believes that he has got his life under control. He owns a house in Thuringia, has a loving wife and two adult daughters, and is regarded as an experienced foundation builder who is treated with respect in his workplace. But then things change at one go: His wife Elfriede tells him that she is pregnant for the third time. At the same time, Kamp has to go to the Baltic Sea where a nuclear power plant is about to be built. Then, shortly after giving birth to her third child, Elfriede dies in a car accident, and his daughter Ingrid moves in with him together with the newborn and her own little child because she broke up with her friend. But all this is too much for Kamp, who becomes depressive. But then he meets a female Soviet engineer at the construction site – and Ingrid also finds a new love there. Eventually, Kamp gets over his depressions and takes on a responsible position as a party secretary.

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Credits

All Credits

Director:Horst Seemann
Assistant director:Angelika Mackrodt
Screenplay:Horst Seemann
Scenario:Manfred Richter
Script editor:Walter Janka
Director of photography:Helmut Bergmann
Assistant camera:Lothar Marten
Still photography:Rudolf Meister
Production design:Hans Poppe (Szenenbild)
Set construction:Siegfried Hausknecht, Elke Busz
Make-up artist:Britta Kersten, Dieter Wagner, Peter Vohs
Costume design:Barbara Müller
Editing:Anneliese Hinze-Sokolowa
Sound:Klaus Wolter, Harry Fuchs
Music:Klaus Hugo, Johann Sebastian Bach (Orgelmusik)
Vocals:Christel Schulze
  
Cast: 
Günther SimonHelmut Kamp
Helga RaumerSeine Frau Elfriede Kamp
Traudl KulikowskyIngrid Kamp
Martin TrettauTiller
Arno WyzniewskiDr. Beißert
Eberhard EscheDr. Ika
Fred DelmareLehnert
Günter WolfScholz
Werner LierckFigaro
Claudia PoppeHelga Kamp
Margarita VolodinaSwetlana Saizowa
Karl BrenkHotelportier
Willi SchradeKurt
Horst JonischkanHeinz
Jörg KnochéeKarl
Pedro HebenstreitArbeiter
Udo WinklerDieter
Hertha ThieleBeißerts Mutter
Renate HundertmarkJunges Mädchen
Sonja HörbingTillers Frau
Eckehard NötzelBobby
Karin BeewenKrankenschwester
Bruni GräbeElvira Kunze
Steffen HitschfelJürgen
Ivan PereverzevDr. Iwanow
Wladimir S. KoselkowIng. Vedin
Ewald WolfAufsichtsbeamter
Fritz WeigandPförtner / Krankenhaus
Peter KöhnckeArzt
Günter RügerKollege Gries
Peter FestersenWolgafahrer
Willi Neuenhahn1. Gast
Horst Papke2. Gast
  
Production company:DEFA-Studio für Spielfilme (Potsdam-Babelsberg) (Künstlerische Arbeitsgruppe "Babelsberg")
Unit production manager:Heinz Mentel
Location manager:Karl-Heinz Rüsike, Walter Prestin
Original distributor:Progress Film-Verleih (Berlin/DDR)
Length:2699 m, 99 min
Format:35mm, 1:1,66
Picture/Sound:Farbe, Ton
Screening:Voraufführung (DD): 15.06.1972, Schwerin, Am Vorabend der 14. Arbeiterfestspiele;
Uraufführung (DD): 28.09.1972, Berlin, Kosmos

Titles

Originaltitel (DD) Reife Kirschen

Versions

Original

Length:2699 m, 99 min
Format:35mm, 1:1,66
Picture/Sound:Farbe, Ton
Screening:Voraufführung (DD): 15.06.1972, Schwerin, Am Vorabend der 14. Arbeiterfestspiele;
Uraufführung (DD): 28.09.1972, Berlin, Kosmos