Unter Kontrolle

Unter Kontrolle

Deutschland 2010/2011, Dokumentarfilm

Inhalt

Under Control



A tour of different places related to the nuclear industry in Germany and Austria: active and disused nuclear power stations, training facilities, the International Atomic Energy Agency, an institute for risk research, the Annual Meeting on Nuclear Technology, a permanent repository for radioactive waste, as well as research centers. A filmic contribution to contemporary industrial and technological history. The images are breathtaking: A fuel rod is slowly accompanied by the camera. Countless brightly blinking lights on the control room panels like in the cockpit of a spaceship. A long journey into the depths of a storage shaft. A giant vertical swing in the cooling tower of the fast breeder reactor in Kalkar, which never went into operation. Monumental domes and desolate ruins. Images that bear witness to fascination and menace, tragedy and risk in equal measure; that demonstrate the monstrous technology and the utopian project. Images that are a cross between science fiction and an industrial film. Carefully composed and framed in Cinemascope. An idiosyncratic examination of a dangerous technology, an insight into a hermetic world – and most of all a film about the aesthetics of one of the 20th century’s technologies and its buildings.




Source: 61. Internationale Filmfestspiele Berlin (Catalogue)

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Credits

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Director:Volker Sattel
Co-Director:Stefan Stefanescu
Screenplay:Volker Sattel (Konzept)
Co-author:Stefan Stefanescu
Director of photography:Volker Sattel
Assistant camera:Thilo Schmidt
Editing:Stephan Krumbiegel, Volker Sattel
Sound design:Tim Elzer, Nikolaus Woernle
Sound:Nikolaus Woernle, Filipp Forberg
Audio mixing:Ansgar Frerich
Consultant:Stefanie Gaus (Dramaturgie)
Production company:credo:film gmbh (Berlin)
in co-production with:Westdeutscher Rundfunk (WDR) (Köln), Arte Deutschland TV GmbH (Baden-Baden)
Producer:Susann Schimk, Jörg Trentmann
Producer (TV):Jutta Krug (WDR), Sabine Rollberg (Arte)
Unit production manager:Dorothea Seeger
Production assistant:Katharina Bergfeld
Original distributor:Farbfilm Verleih GmbH (Berlin)
Funding:Film- und Medien Stiftung NRW (Düsseldorf), Gerd-Ruge-Projektstipendium (DE), Deutscher Filmförderfonds (DFFF) (Berlin), Kuratorium Junger Deutscher Film (Wiesbaden)
Length:2781 m, 102 min
Format:35mm, 1:2,40
Picture/Sound:Farbe, Dolby Digital
Rating:FSK-Prüfung (DE): 12.04.2011, 127389, ohne Altersbeschränkung/feiertagsfrei
Screening:Uraufführung (DE): 11.02.2011, Berlin, IFF - Forum;
Kinostart (DE): 26.05.2011

Titles

Originaltitel (DE) Unter Kontrolle

Versions

Original

Length:2781 m, 102 min
Format:35mm, 1:2,40
Picture/Sound:Farbe, Dolby Digital
Rating:FSK-Prüfung (DE): 12.04.2011, 127389, ohne Altersbeschränkung/feiertagsfrei
Screening:Uraufführung (DE): 11.02.2011, Berlin, IFF - Forum;
Kinostart (DE): 26.05.2011
 

Awards

2011
Deutscher Kamerapreis, Dokumentarfilm/Dokudrama
 
FBW 2011
Dokumentarfilm des Monats
Prädikat: besonders wertvoll