30.09. - 09.10.2021

Platinum Germany 2004 | 2 min | OV | | FF 2004

Martin Enlen

Martin Enlen (*1960)worked for independent film productionsbefore studying directing in 1986.With his films he is a regular guest atfilm festivals worldwide.

rated for 0 + years
An opulent two-part TV drama based on the life of the geologist, Hans Merenksy. Born and raised in South Africa, Hans (Tim Bergmann) moves to Berlin in the 1910s when his father dies. After university, he returns to Africa, to fi nd it overrun by Europeans competing in the race for diamonds and gold. Then an adventuress (Nathalie Boltt) enters his life… A picture of Africa between legend and history, but without omitting colonialism’s exploitation.
Original title: Der weiße Afrikaner
Film type: Fiction Feature
Original language: German
Language and subtitles: OV
Director: Martin Enlen
Screenplay: Wolfgang Stauch
Cast: Tim Bergmann, Nathalie Boltt, Hans-Werner Meyer, Katja Studt
Producer: Roland Willaert, Philo Pieterse
Director of Photography: Philipp Timme
Music: Dieter Schleip
Production Design: Su Proebster
Editor: Monika Abspracher
Sound: 0
Costume design:
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Format: Digi Beta
German Distributor: WDR, Degeto, SWR
World Sales: Media Luna Entertaiment GmbH
Production: D&D Film- und Fernsehproduktion, Kalscheurener Str. 55, 50354 Hürth, Germany, Tel: +49 2233 96 85 0, Fax: +49 2233 96 85 8, e-mail:


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