Wiegenlieder

Wiegenlieder

Deutschland 2009/2010, Dokumentarfilm

Inhalt

Lullaby

Lullabies are our first connection to the world – a universal experience we all share, yet it remains deeply personal. "Can you recall a song that your mother would sing for you to fall asleep?" is the question Tamara Trampe and Johann Feindt ask people they meet in the streets of Berlin.

A simple question. Some start singing, others smile, one person begins to cry. The memory of the mother, of childhood opens the door to people′s stories. Stories of warm shelter, loneliness and exclusion, home and abroad. Fragments of melodies, a few sentences, a song, sometimes a whole life story.

Sign language is the mother tongue of composer Helmut Oehring. No one could ever sing any lullabies to him, so he remained a stranger in the world of those who speak. Music became his gateway to this world.

Detlef Jablonski was born in prison and grew up in a foster family. His entire life was marked by the yearning for his mother. And while life never stopped being a struggle he was sometimes defeated, sometimes he won.

Santos grew up in institutional care, did his time in prison and now puts all his hope on a future spent with his son. He screams out his love for him in a breathless piece of rap music.

Apti Bisultanov, former vice premiere and beloved poet in his home country Chechnya, now lives in his Berlin exile. The only personal object in his sparsely furnished home is a lucky charm, a daisy bird. It reminds him that he, too, was once a child, pure and happy.

Last but not least there is Mila, the child. She guides us back to the questions we once asked, back to our dreams.

Source: 60. Internationale Filmfestspiele Berlin (Catalogue)

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Credits

All Credits

Director:Johann Feindt, Tamara Trampe
Screenplay:Tamara Trampe (Konzept)
Director of photography:Johann Feindt, Jule Cramer
Lighting design:Stefan Engelkamp (Lichtbestimmung)
Editing:Stephan Krumbiegel
Assistant editor:Antje Lass
Sound design:Dirk Jacob
Sound:André Zacher, Patrick Veigel, Udo Radek, Paul Oberle, Stefan Neuberger, Oliver Lumpe, Christian Lutz, Thomas Keller
Audio mixing:Martin Steyer
Research:Sonja Heizmann
Music:Helmut Oehring
Participation:Mila Wischnewski, Apti Bisultanov, Santos, Detlef Jablonski, Jocelyn B. Smith, Helmut Oehring
Production company:zero one film GmbH (Berlin)
in co-production with:Zweites Deutsches Fernsehen (ZDF) (Mainz), Arte G.E.I.E. (Straßburg)
Producer:Thomas Kufus
Producer (TV):Anne Even (ZDF / Arte)
Unit production manager:Tassilo Aschauer
Original distributor:Ventura Film GmbH (Thüngersheim)
Funding:Beauftragte/r der Bundesregierung für Kultur und Medien -Filmförderung- (Berlin), Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg GmbH (MBB) (Potsdam), Deutscher Filmförderfonds (DFFF) (Berlin), Filmförderungsanstalt (FFA) (Berlin)
Length:98 min
Format:35mm und Digital, 1:1,85
Picture/Sound:Farbe, Dolby Digital
Rating:FSK-Prüfung (DE): 07.01.2010, 121167, ohne Altersbeschränkung/feiertagsfrei
Screening:Uraufführung (DE): 14.02.2010, Berlin, IFF - Panorama-Dokumente;
Kinostart (DE): 25.02.2010

Titles

Originaltitel (DE) Wiegenlieder
Untertitel (DE) Lullaby

Versions

Original

Length:98 min
Format:35mm und Digital, 1:1,85
Picture/Sound:Farbe, Dolby Digital
Rating:FSK-Prüfung (DE): 07.01.2010, 121167, ohne Altersbeschränkung/feiertagsfrei
Screening:Uraufführung (DE): 14.02.2010, Berlin, IFF - Panorama-Dokumente;
Kinostart (DE): 25.02.2010
 

Awards

Filmstiftung NRW 2010
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