Westwind

Westwind

Deutschland / Ungarn 2010/2011, Spielfilm

Inhalt

Set in the Summer of 1988 and based on real events, the film tells the story of East-German twins Isabel and Doreen, two aspiring oarswomen, whose lives are changed dramatically during a training camp at Lake Balaton in Hungary. There, the girls make the acquaintance of West-German friends Arne and Nico. The holiday flirt soon turns serious when Doreen and Arne fall in love. As the end of their stay approaches, Arne asks the inseparable sisters to flee to the West with him…

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Credits

All Credits

Director:Robert Thalheim
Assistant director:Laura Ritter
Screenplay:Ilja Haller, Susann Schimk
Script editor:Iain Dilthey
Director of photography:Eeva Fleig
Assistant camera:Frederik Schulz
2nd Camera unit:István Imreh
Steadycam operator:István Imreh
Still photography:Steffen Junghans
Lighting design:Sven O. Heinze
Gaffer:Patrick Rosta
Set design:Susanne Abel (Szenenbild), Nancy Vogel (Set Decorator)
Stand-by props:David Thummerer
Construction manager:Christoph Sieber
Make-up artist:Nadine Tschöpe
Costume design:Nadine Kremeier
Costumes:Romy Pittelkau
Editing:Stefan Kobe, Christoph Sturm, Oliver Grothoff
Sound design:Uwe Bossenz
Sound:Uwe Bossenz, Anton Feist, Detlef A. Schitto
Audio mixing:Lars Ginzel
Music:Christian Conrad
  
Cast: 
Friederike BechtDoreen
Luise HeyerIsabel
Franz DindaArne
Volker BruchNico
Hans-Uwe BauerBalisch
Hannes WegenerKlaus
Albrecht Abraham SchuchRonny
Ole FischerKai
Golo EulerSven
  
Production company:credo:film gmbh (Berlin)
in co-production with:Zweites Deutsches Fernsehen (ZDF) (Mainz) (Das kleine Fernsehspiel), Lakoon Film (Budapest)
in association with:Arte Deutschland TV GmbH (Baden-Baden), CinePostproduction GmbH (Berlin/München/Köln/Halle/Hamburg)
Producer:Jörg Trentmann, Susann Schimk
Co-Producer:Judit Stalter, Gábor Rajna, Gábor Sipos
Producer (TV):Christian Cloos (ZDF), Doris Hepp (ZDF / Arte), Birgit Kämper (Arte)
Unit production manager:Jörg Trentmann
Location manager:Olaf Schwarck, Stefan Hübert (Set)
Shoot:10.05.2010-17.06.2010: Ungarn, Sachsen-Anhalt
Original distributor:Zorro Filmverleih GmbH (München-Geiselgasteig)
Funding:Filmförderungsanstalt (FFA) (Berlin), Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg GmbH (MBB) (Potsdam), Mitteldeutsche Medienförderung GmbH (MDM) (Leipzig), Deutscher Filmförderfonds (DFFF) (Berlin)
Length:2531 m, 92 min
Format:35mm, 1:1,85
Picture/Sound:Farbe, Dolby SR
Rating:FSK-Prüfung (DE): 11.08.2011, 128903, ab 6 Jahre/feiertagsfrei
Screening:Kinostart (DE): 25.08.2011

Titles

Originaltitel (DE) Westwind
Arbeitstitel (DE) Zwillinge

Versions

Original

Length:2531 m, 92 min
Format:35mm, 1:1,85
Picture/Sound:Farbe, Dolby SR
Rating:FSK-Prüfung (DE): 11.08.2011, 128903, ab 6 Jahre/feiertagsfrei
Screening:Kinostart (DE): 25.08.2011
 

Awards

FBW 2011
Prädikat: besonders wertvoll