Was bleibt

Was bleibt

Deutschland 2011/2012, Spielfilm

Inhalt

Home For The Weekend

Marko is in his early thirties. Ever since he finished college he's lived in Berlin – just far enough away from his parents Gitte and Günter whose middle-class way of life really isn't his thing. He pays them a visit once or twice a year, mostly to let them spend a few days together with their grandchild, Marko's five-year old son, Zowie.

Marko is looking forward to a relatively quite weekend in the small town where his parents live. But there's news: Gitte, who has been bipolar since Marko's childhood, announces that a homeopathic treatment has made her feel better than she has done in years. She's decided to do away with her medication and is now looking forward to sharing the rest of her life with her husband. Gitte's unexpected recovery thwarts Günter's own plans.

Marko's younger brother Jakob and his partner Ella also find themselves at a crossroads. Whilst Jakob is prepared to spend his life close to his parents – especially to his mother Gitte – Ella is hoping to pursue a career abroad. Marko acts as a catalyst; his presence provokes a confrontation with unspoken truths which causes the façade of harmonious family life to fall to pieces.

Source: 62. Internationale Filmfestspiele Berlin (Catalogue)

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Credits

Director:Hans-Christian Schmid
Screenplay:Bernd Lange
Director of photography:Bogumil Godfrejow
Editing:Hansjörg Weißbrich
Music:The Notwist
  
Cast: 
Lars EidingerMarko Heidtmann
Corinna HarfouchGitte Heidtmann
Sebastian ZimmlerJakob Heidtmann
Ernst StötznerGünter Heidtmann
Picco von GrooteElla Staudt
Egon MertenZowie Heidtmann
Birge SchadeSusanne Graefe
Eva MeckbachTine Gronau
Tom ZulbeckLeon
  
Production company:23/5 Filmproduktion GmbH (Berlin)
Producer:Britta Knöller, Hans-Christian Schmid

All Credits

Director:Hans-Christian Schmid
Assistant director:Christopher Doll
Screenplay:Bernd Lange
Director of photography:Bogumil Godfrejow
Assistant camera:Yvonne Geiler
Gaffer:Erdal Soylu
Key grip:Tina Lea Künnemann
Production design:Christian Martin Goldbeck
Set dresser:Bettina Saul, Manuel Hess
Set design:Katja Schlömer (Set Decorator)
Property master:David Hoffmann
Stand-by props:Nicole Schmitt
Make-up artist:Henny Zimmer, Markus Scharping
Costume design:Lisy Christl
Editing:Hansjörg Weißbrich
Sound design:Dirk Jacob
Sound:Patrick Veigel
Sound assistant:Bastian Büßer
Audio mixing:Martin Steyer
Casting:Suse Marquardt
Music:The Notwist
  
Cast: 
Lars EidingerMarko Heidtmann
Corinna HarfouchGitte Heidtmann
Sebastian ZimmlerJakob Heidtmann
Ernst StötznerGünter Heidtmann
Picco von GrooteElla Staudt
Egon MertenZowie Heidtmann
Birge SchadeSusanne Graefe
Eva MeckbachTine Gronau
Tom ZulbeckLeon
  
Production company:23/5 Filmproduktion GmbH (Berlin)
in co-production with:Südwestrundfunk (SWR) (Stuttgart), Westdeutscher Rundfunk (WDR) (Köln)
in association with:Arte Deutschland TV GmbH (Baden-Baden)
Producer:Britta Knöller, Hans-Christian Schmid
Producer (TV):Ulli Herrmann (SWR), Götz Schmedes (WDR), Georg Steinert (Arte)
Line producer:Britta Knöller
Unit production manager:Ingrid Holzapfel
Location manager:Marten Riese (Motiv), Levke Palm (Set)
Production coordinator:Grit Belitz
Post-production:Melanie Berke
Shoot:15.06.2011-03.08.2011: Recklinghausen und Umgebung
Original distributor:Pandora Film GmbH & Co. Verleih KG (Aschaffenburg)
Funding:Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg GmbH (MBB) (Potsdam), Beauftragte/r der Bundesregierung für Kultur und Medien -Filmförderung- (Berlin), Filmförderungsanstalt (FFA) (Berlin), Film- und Medien Stiftung NRW (Düsseldorf), Deutscher Filmförderfonds (DFFF) (Berlin)
Length:2412 m, 88 min
Format:35mm, 1:1,85
Picture/Sound:Farbe, Dolby
Rating:FSK-Prüfung (DE): 27.02.2012, 131435, ab 12 Jahre/feiertagsfrei
Screening:Uraufführung (DE): 14.02.2012, Berlin, IFF - Wettbewerb;
Kinostart (DE): 06.09.2012

Titles

Originaltitel (DE) Was bleibt
Weiterer Titel Home For the Weekend
Weiterer Titel Un week-end en famille
Arbeitstitel (DE) That's all

Versions

Original

Length:2412 m, 88 min
Format:35mm, 1:1,85
Picture/Sound:Farbe, Dolby
Rating:FSK-Prüfung (DE): 27.02.2012, 131435, ab 12 Jahre/feiertagsfrei
Screening:Uraufführung (DE): 14.02.2012, Berlin, IFF - Wettbewerb;
Kinostart (DE): 06.09.2012