30.09. - 09.10.2021

Banklady Germany 2013 | 117 min | OV with English subtitles | Colour | FF 2013

Christian Alvart

Christian Alvart (*1974) directed several episodes of Tatort, including the first starring Till Schweiger as Nick Tschiller in 2013. In 2010, his first Hollywood production Case 39 was shown in German cinemas.

rated for 0 + years
Hamburg in the early 1960s: Gisela Werler (Nadeshda Brennicke), 30, is a shrinking violet who works in a wallpaper factory. When she gets to know Hermann Wittorff (Charly Hübner), her life changes immediately. Hermann and his mate are bank robbers. At first, Gisela just helps out, but soon she is the driving force behind their criminal careers. She leaves the old Gisela behind and starts a double life as a mundane "bank lady": in expensive coats and shoes, wig and sunglasses, she piles up more and more money. The papers make her into a sex symbol and the whole country is mystified: who is this woman? Gisela takes ever greater risks for the sake of her new life, her freedom and her love for Herrmann.

Screening on 29.09. in attendance of:
Christian Alvart (Director), Sigi Kamml (Producer), Nadeshda Brennicke, Charly Hübner, Andreas Schmidt (Cast)

Original title: Banklady
Film type: Fiction Feature
Original language: German
Language and subtitles: OV with English subtitles
Director: Christian Alvart
Screenplay: Christoph Silber, Kai Hafemeister
Cast: Nadeshda Brennicke, Charly Hübner, Ken Duken, Andreas Schmidt, Heinz Hoenig, Henny Reents, Niels Bruno Schmidt
Producer: Sigi Kamml, Christian Alvart
Director of Photography: Ngo The Chau
Music: Steffen Kahles, Christoph Blaser, Michl Britsch
Production Design: Birgit Kniep-Gentis, Gabriella Ausonio
Editor: Sebastian Bonde, Philipp Stahl, Christian Alvart
Sound: 0
Costume design:
Commissioning Editor: Thomas Schreiber (NDR), Sabine Holtgreve (NDR), Claudia Grässel (ARD Degeto), Andreas Schreitmüller (ARTE)
Format: dcp
German Distributor: Studiocanal Germany
World Sales: Global Screen
Production: Syrreal Entertainment GmbH; Studiocanal Germany


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