Sommersturm

Sommersturm

Deutschland 2003/2004, Spielfilm

Inhalt

Summer Storm

Tobi and Achim have been best friends for years. As cox and oarsman, they have helped their local team win several rowing cups in the past and are now anxiously awaiting the big summer regatta on a lake in the countryside. A local girls′ team is also competing in the regatta and Achim is looking forward to spending some time with his girlfriend Sandra at the lakeside summer camp. Tobi starts having second thoughts about this relationship when he realizes that his feelings for Achim run deeper than he′s willing to admit to himself. He feels confused, unsure of himself and increasingly left out. When Sandra′s girlfriend Anke shows interest in him, it only adds to his anxiety.

Then it turns out that a much-anticipated girls′ team from Berlin has been replaced by a team of athletic, cliché-bursting young gay men. Tobi and his teammates are suddenly forced to grapple with their prejudices, their fears, and, perhaps, their hidden longings. As the tension grows, Tobi, Achim and the others head towards a confrontation as fierce and, ultimately, liberating as the summer storm gathering over the lake…

In his second feature film, which won the Audience Award at the Munich Filmfest 2004, Marco Kreuzpaintner spotlights the emotional confusion of a group of young people at the threshold to adulthood.

Source: 55. Internationale Filmfestspiele Berlin (Catalogue)

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Credits

All Credits

Director:Marco Kreuzpaintner
Assistant director:Benedict Hoermann, Christoph Ichinger
Script supervisor:Gabriella Gobber
Screenplay:Thomas Bahmann, Marco Kreuzpaintner
Story:Marco Kreuzpaintner
Director of photography:Daniel Gottschalk
Assistant camera:Christian Nils Dlusztus
2nd Camera unit:Christian Nils Dlusztus, Sascha Mieke (Unterwasser-Kamera)
Steadycam operator:Andreas Loev
Set design:Heike Lange, Oliver Klein (Assistenz)
Prop master:Anette Herrmann, Karsten Knitter
Make-up artist:Susanne Woerle-Jiritano, Verena Weißert
Costume design:Anke Winckler
Editing:Hansjörg Weißbrich
Editing (other):Dunja Campregher (Schnitt-Mitarbeit)
Sound design:Dirk Jacob
Sound:Florian Niederleithinger
Sound assistant:Amy Öström
Audio mixing:Martin Steyer
Special effects:Peter Rotter
Casting:Simone Bär
Music:Niki Reiser
  
Cast: 
Robert StadloberTobi
Kostja UllmannAchim
Alicja Bachleda-CuruśAnke
Tristano CasanovaGeorg
Miriam MorgensternSandra
Marlon KittelLeo
Hanno KofflerMalte
Jürgen TonkelHansi
Alexa SurholtSusanne
Jeff FischerFlasche
Joseph M'BarekFerdl
Angelika BrennfleckThea
Josefine MüllerClaudia
Roman StormGünther
Johannes FrankeMartin
Anton RattingerGruber
Gerhard OberwetterBusfahrer
Tobias van DiekenNaturschützer
Elisabeth HartMädchentrainerin Ute
Michael WiesnerNils
Benjamin VilzmannNiels
Ludwig BlochbergerOli
Anna-Maria HihnUtes Freundin
  
dubbed by:Laura Maire (Anke)
Production company:Claussen + Wöbke Filmproduktion GmbH (München-Geiselgasteig)
in association with:ProSieben Television AG (Unterföhring), Deutsche Columbia Pictures Filmproduktion GmbH (Berlin)
Producer:Uli Putz, Thomas Wöbke, Jakob Claussen
Producer (TV):Katrin Holetzeck, Stefan Gärtner, Birgit Brandes
Unit production manager:Jens Oberwetter
Location manager:Hendrik Lam, Ulrike Fauth, Nancy Dlusztus (Assistenz)
Shoot:: Bergisches land, Starnberger See
Original distributor:X Verleih AG (Berlin)
Funding:FilmFernsehFonds Bayern GmbH (FFFB) (München), Film- und Medien Stiftung NRW (Düsseldorf), Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg GmbH (MBB) (Potsdam), Filmförderungsanstalt (FFA) (Berlin), Beauftragte/r der Bundesregierung für Kultur und Medien -Filmförderung- (Berlin)
Length:2673 m, 98 min
Format:35mm, 1:1,85
Picture/Sound:Farbe, Dolby SRD
Rating:FSK-Prüfung (DE): 12.08.2004, 99117, ab 12 Jahre / feiertagsfrei
Screening:Uraufführung (DE): 06.2004, München, Filmfest;
Kinostart (DE): 02.09.2004

Titles

Originaltitel (DE) Sommersturm
Abschnittstitel Summer Storm

Versions

Original

Length:2673 m, 98 min
Format:35mm, 1:1,85
Picture/Sound:Farbe, Dolby SRD
Rating:FSK-Prüfung (DE): 12.08.2004, 99117, ab 12 Jahre / feiertagsfrei
Screening:Uraufführung (DE): 06.2004, München, Filmfest;
Kinostart (DE): 02.09.2004