30.09. - 09.10.2021

Über das Meer Germany 2009 | 79 min | OV | Colour | FF 2009

Bernd Glawatty

Bernd Glawatty, born 1956, co-directed the documentary “Ich red` die natürlich schön“ together with Daniel Sponsel.

Daniel Sponsel

Daniel Sponsel , born in 1964, works as cameraman, author, director, producer and teacher at the HFF in Munich, directed documentaries such as “Be to Be” (2003), and “Süd wie Südwest” (1994).

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“We have the capability to overcome many of our mental and physical boundaries but we are not able to walk upon water. Where land and sea merge, man is confronted with the finiteness of human existence. The inhabitants of the North Sea coast are said to have an indiosynchratic personality. A silent people, unfriendly, formed by the wind, the weather and of the infinite water. Do they live up to the prejudices that surround them?” – Daniel Sponsel on his “documentary Heimatfilm”.
Original title: Über das Meer
Film type: Documentary Feature
Original language: German
Language and subtitles: OV
Director: Daniel Sponsel, Bernd Glawatty
Screenplay: Daniel Sponsel, Bernd Glawatty
Producer: Daniel Sponsel
Director of Photography: Michael Leuthner
Music: André Feldhaus
Production Design:
Editor: Urike Tortora
Sound: 0
Costume design:
Commissioning Editor:
Format: DigiBeta
German Distributor:
World Sales: HFF München, Frankenthaler Str. 23, 81539 München, Germany, email:
Production: Daniel Sponsel Filmproduktion


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