30.09. - 09.10.2021

Upside Down Germany 202 | 90 min | OV | Colour | FF 2013

Bernd Sahling

Bernd Sahling (*1961) worked as an intern at DEFA and studied direction at the Konrad Wolf film school in Potsdam. His debut film Die Blindgänger won the German Film Prize in 2004. He organizes film workshops for children worldwide.

rated for 0 + years
RECOMMENDED FROM AGE 8: Sascha lives with his Mum and two elder siblings in a tower block in Thüringen. With his best friend Elli, he goes on long cycle rides and discovers unusual places. Elli is the only person who accepts Sascha as he is. Everyone else just keeps telling him what he's doing wrong. It's no wonder that Sascha is frustrated and quickly loses his temper. The child welfare service appoint Frank as a "bodyguard" and Sascha is prescribed medication against ADHD that should calm him down. His teachers and mother are at last satisfied with him, but Sascha has changed. Elli puts it in a nutshell: Sascha has lost his laugh.

Screening on 28.09. in attendance of:
Bernd Sahling (Director)
Original title: Kopfüber
Film type: Fiction Feature
Original language: German
Section: Michel
Language and subtitles: OV
Director: Bernd Sahling
Screenplay: Bernd Sahling, Anja Tuckermann
Cast: Marcel Hoffmann, Inka Friedrich, Frieda-Anna Lehmann, Claudius von Stolzmann
Producer: Jörg Rothe
Director of Photography: Anne Misselwitz
Music: Ralf R. Ollertz
Production Design: Dirk Waldeck
Editor: Jörg Hauschild
Sound: 0
Costume design:
Commissioning Editor:
Format: dcp
German Distributor:
World Sales: Arri Worldsales
Production: Neue Mediopolis Filmproduktion


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