Teenage Angst

Teenage Angst

Deutschland 2007/2008, Spielfilm

Inhalt

Four pupils at an elite boarding school form a clique. At night they sneak out to drink and to play. They are searching for extreme forms of distraction in order to escape the golden cage their wealthy parents have created for them.

As time goes by, their games become increasingly violent and they begin to home in on the weakest one in the group – Leibnitz. Dyrbusch, the leader of the group, and Bogatsch, his ′henchman′, persist in tormenting Leibnitz more and more severely. Leibnitz acquiesces, partly because he can′t seem to shake off his tormentors, and partly because he doesn′t want to lose their ′friendship′ and worries about what will happen if his parents find out. Konstantin, the group′s fellow-traveller, is the only one who is aware of the moral dimension to their actions. But he hesitates because he is reluctant to destroy the clique that is so important to the four schoolboys. And so their spiral of violence and peer pressure continues to spin out of control – until the inevitable happens …

Source: 58. Internationale Filmfestspiele Berlin (Catalogue)

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Credits

Director:Thomas Stuber
Screenplay:Holger Jäckle
Director of photography:Peter Matjasko
Editing:Philipp Thomas
Music:Matthias Klein
  
Cast: 
Franz DindaKonstantin
Niklas KohrtDyrbusch
Michael GinsburgBogatsch
Janusz KocajVon Leipnitz
Stefanie SchönfeldVaneska
Michael SchweighöferMentor
Kerstin de AhnaMrs. Severin
  
Production company:Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg GmbH (Ludwigsburg)

All Credits

Director:Thomas Stuber
Assistant director:Max Buck
Screenplay:Holger Jäckle
Director of photography:Peter Matjasko
Assistant camera:Frederik Schulz, Christiane Buchmann
Still photography:Therese Stuber
Lighting design:Ingo Scheel
Set design:Florian Kaposi (Szenenbild)
Make-up artist:Elena Herlet
Costume design:Isabelle Baumgartner
Editing:Philipp Thomas
Sound design:Christian Heck
Sound:Eduard Flemmer, Peer Hahnefeld
Audio mixing:Christian Heck
Stunt co-ordinator:Thilo Kudler
Casting:Nina Haun, Juliane Weininger
Music:Matthias Klein
  
Cast: 
Franz DindaKonstantin
Niklas KohrtDyrbusch
Michael GinsburgBogatsch
Janusz KocajVon Leipnitz
Stefanie SchönfeldVaneska
Michael SchweighöferMentor
Kerstin de AhnaMrs. Severin
  
Production company:Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg GmbH (Ludwigsburg)
in co-production with:Gifted Films West GmbH (Ludwigsburg)
Co-Producer:Reza Bahar
Producer:Sinje Gebauer
Unit production manager:Hajo Kensche
Production assistant:Simon J. Buchner
Shoot:01.08.2007-21.08.2007: Sachsen (Burg und alte Papierfabrik Kriebstein, Waldheim, Albrechsburg Meissen)
Original distributor:Edition Salzgeber & Co. Medien GmbH (Berlin)
Funding:MFG Medien- und Filmgesellschaft Baden-Württemberg mbH (Stuttgart)
Length:64 min
Format:HD + Super16mm, 1:2,35
Picture/Sound:Farbe, Dolby
Screening:Uraufführung (DE): 09.02.2008, Berlin, IFF - Perspektive Deutsches Kino;
Kinostart (DE): 29.01.2009

Titles

Originaltitel (DE) Teenage Angst

Versions

Original

Length:64 min
Format:HD + Super16mm, 1:2,35
Picture/Sound:Farbe, Dolby
Screening:Uraufführung (DE): 09.02.2008, Berlin, IFF - Perspektive Deutsches Kino;
Kinostart (DE): 29.01.2009
 

Awards

Deutscher Kamerapreis 2008
Schnitt-Förderpreis
 
Studentenfilmfestival Potsdam 2008
Beste Kamera
Bester deutscher Nachwuchsfilm
 
IFF Berlin 2008
Femina-Film-Preis für Kostüme
 

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