Wir waren Könige

Wir waren Könige

Deutschland 2012-2014, Spielfilm

Inhalt

The Kings Surrender

A film about friendship. Two groups – a SWAT-team and a group of youths – have each been spending most of their time with each other for several years.

Both groups had to deal with a couple of tough situations which have bonded them together. The group is their refuge, a safe haven, close to being family for most. However, danger is imminent – from within and from outside. The police force is about to be dissolved for financial reasons, the clique threatens to break apart growing up. Their unconditional loyalty is put to the test.

Then a police operation goes tragically wrong. Since the scapegoat is suspected to be part of the group of youths, a clash between the two groups becomes inevitable. In a race against time, everybody chases everybody else in order to desperately try to save their friends, their home and, most importantly, themselves.

In "The Kings Surrender", young people try to hold onto a world that is inexorably breaking apart. In a hopeless battle, they risk it all in order to at least uphold morale.

Source: German Films Service & Marketing GmbH

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Credits

All Credits

Director:Philipp Leinemann
Assistant director:Andreas Kannengießer
Script supervisor:Sandra Peuthert
Screenplay:Philipp Leinemann
Director of photography:Christian Stangassinger
Camera operator:Tom Schiller
Assistant camera:Tobias Sebastian Kownatzki, Cornelius Blumentritt
Steadycam operator:Markus Eckert, Tom Schiller
Still photography:Joachim Blobel
Lighting design:Mathias Beier
Gaffer:Carina Bachmann, Urs Zimmermann
Key grip:Erik Sens
Production design:Petra Albert
Property master:Friederike Gast
Stand-by props:Anja Heinicke
Make-up artist:Hanna Hackbeil, Jana Schulze
Costume design:Sonja Hesse
Editing:Max Fey, Jochen Retter
Sound:Johannes Doberenz
Sound assistant:Lutz Lassek
Special effects:Björn Friese
Stunt co-ordinator:René Lay
Casting:Suse Marquardt, Catherine Bode
Music:Sebastian Fischer
  
Cast: 
Ronald ZehrfeldKevin
Mišel MatičevićMendes
Hendrik DurynBrandes
Thomas ThiemeHartmann
Godehard GieseVolker
Frederick LauJacek
Simon WernerMarkus
Torben LiebrechtLennard
Jorres RisseDavid
Felix GoeserBoris
Bernhard SchützWillmund
Samia ChancrinNadine
Sascha Alexander GeršakKonrad
Peter FieselerGregor
André HinderlichPohl
Tilman StraußThorsten
Oliver KonietznyIoannis
Katharina HeyerSandra
Maximilian BrauerCarsten
Michael KlammerSille
Adrian SaidiHakan
Pablo Guaneme PinillaAzdim
Hassan IssaMahir
Khader IssaHussein
Mohammed IssaNasim
Ramin YazdaniNasims Vater
Andreas EulerKurt
Christina AthenstädtMaria, Lennards Witwe
Nora Rim Abdel-MaksoudÖzlem
Ayman CherifCayan
Frowin WolterTraute
  
Production company:Walker + Worm GmbH & Co. KG (München-Grünwald)
in co-production with:Zweites Deutsches Fernsehen (ZDF) (Mainz) (Das kleine Fernsehspiel)
in association with:Arte Deutschland TV GmbH (Baden-Baden)
Producer:Philipp Worm, Tobias Walker
Producer (TV):Jörg Schneider (ZDF), Doris Hepp (ZDF / Arte), Andreas Schreitmüller (ARTE-G.E.I.E.)
Unit production manager:Christoph Kukula
Location manager:Przemek Abraham, Elvin Rook (Motiv), Peter Ziaja (Motiv), Artur Niemczuk (Set), Maximilian Fenner (Set)
Production assistant:Susan Füllmich
Production coordinator:Karina Schenk
Shoot:15.10.2012-06.12.2012: Halle, München
Original distributor:Summiteer Films GmbH (München)
Funding:Deutscher Filmförderfonds (DFFF) (Berlin), Kuratorium Junger Deutscher Film (Wiesbaden), FilmFernsehFonds Bayern GmbH (FFFB) (München), Mitteldeutsche Medienförderung GmbH (MDM) (Leipzig)
Length:107 min
Format:HD, 16:9
Picture/Sound:Farbe, Dolby
Rating:FSK-Prüfung (DE): 22.01.2014, 142724, ab 16 Jahre/feiertagsfrei
Screening:Uraufführung (DE): 28.06.2014, München, Filmfest;
Kinostart (DE): 27.11.2014

Titles

Originaltitel (DE) Wir waren Könige
Weiterer Titel (DE) Und morgen leben wir wieder

Versions

Original

Length:107 min
Format:HD, 16:9
Picture/Sound:Farbe, Dolby
Rating:FSK-Prüfung (DE): 22.01.2014, 142724, ab 16 Jahre/feiertagsfrei
Screening:Uraufführung (DE): 28.06.2014, München, Filmfest;
Kinostart (DE): 27.11.2014
 

Awards

Bayerischer Filmpreis 2015
Pierrot, Beste Bildgestaltung