30.09. - 09.10.2021

Kalifornien hat kein Kino Germany 2016 | 42 min | OV | Colour | FF 2016

Josef Wutz

Josef Wutz (*1951) was himself director of the Filmfest Hamburg from 1995 to 2002 and is the owner of PR and film production company Aries Images. Kalifornien hat kein Kino is his first film.

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Documentary Not every California has a Hollywood. The Northern German seaside resort with the American name doesn't even have a cinema. But in many other parts of the North German coast, film aficianados are fighting to preserve a living film culture. What drives them is not the prospect of making a lot of money, but their desire to experience good cinematography and great stories. Like Frank Schleich in Prerow in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern. He and his wife have been running their little Cinema Paradiso since the 1990s. The target audience isn't the 1400 inhabitants, but the summer tourists whose admission money then tides the Schleich family over the often empty winter months. The film is a journey to the edge of filmic viability and a declaration of love to a cinematic survivor
Original title: Kalifornien hat kein Kino
Film type: Documentary Feature
Original language: German
Language and subtitles: OV
Director: Josef Wutz
Screenplay: Konzept Josef Wutz
Cast: Frank Schleich, Shui Schleich, Mia Wei Schleich
Producer: Ute Schneider, Josef Wutz
Director of Photography: Stefan Lindenau, Marco Kammnick, Josef Wutz
Music: George Kochbeck, Jakob Ilja
Production Design:
Editor: Camilla Grandt
Sound: 0
Costume design:
Commissioning Editor:
Format: dcp unencrypted
German Distributor: Aries Images
World Sales: Aries Images
Production: Palms Fiction; Aries Images
Contact: Josef Wutz, Aries Images:


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