30.09. - 09.10.2021

DeAD Germany 2013 | 104 min | OV with English subtitles | Colour | FF 2013

Sven Halfar

Sven Halfar (*1972) studied at Hamburg Media School from 1998 to 2000. His graduation film "Ist gut jetzt" won Best Film at the Rome Short Film Festival. After making various short films and music videos, "DeAD" marks his feature fiction debut and had it's World Premiere at Berlinale 2013.

rated for 0 + years
Patrick is impulsive and unpredictable. After the suicide of his mother he wants to confront the man whom he sees as responsible for her death. Many years previously, his mother had an affair with a gigolo, a Dr. Borz, who dumped her after one night. As if on autopilot, Patrick circles ever closer to his presumed father, who has for years been living another life with wife, daughter, son and an enormous aquarium. Patrick gatecrashes Borz' 60th birthday party - and makes it unambiguously clear that the guests are attending a party they will never forget.

Screening on 02.10. in attendance of:
Sven Halfar (Director, Scriptwriter, Producer), Rike Steyer (Producer), Carol Burandt v. Kameke (DoP), Tilman Strauß (Cast), Thomas Schendel (Cast), Niklas Kohrt (Cast), Tobias Kay (Cast), Hark Bohm (Cast)

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Original title: DeAD
Film type: Fiction Feature
Original language: German
Language and subtitles: OV with English subtitles
Director: Sven Halfar
Screenplay: Sven Halfar
Cast: Tilman Strauß, Thomas Schendel, Niklas Kohrt, Judith Rosmair, Suzanne von Borsody, Tobias Kay, Ruby O Fee
Producer: Rike Steyer
Director of Photography: Carol Burandt von Kameke
Music: Nils Kacirek & The Peng Peng Pony
Production Design: Kay Kulke, Lena Mundt
Editor: Angela Tippel
Sound: 0
Costume design:
Commissioning Editor:
Format: dcp
German Distributor: Aries Images
World Sales:
Production: Skalar Film GmbH


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