30.09. - 09.10.2021

Drift Germany 2017 | 97 min | OV with English subtitles | Colour | FF 2017

Helena Wittmann

In 2014, HELENA WITTMANN (*1982) finished her studies at the University of Fine Arts in Hamburg. Her shorts Wildnis (2013) and 21,3° C (2014) were shown at several festivals. Drift is her feature film debut and was shown at this year's Venice film festival in the Film Critics' Week.

rated for 0 + years
Two women spend the weekend on the North Sea. They go for walks on the beach, enjoy local delicacies like freshly made fish rolls and check their weather apps. Sky, horizon, sea. While one will soon return to her family in Argentina, the other will travel to the Caribbean to begin a voyage sailing across the Atlantic. One wave follows the next, but each is different. Thoughts drift, time loses its meaning – and the sea takes over the narration. Drift is a gently bobbing, sensual meditation.
Original title: Drift
Film type: Fiction Feature
Original language: German
Section: Kaleidoscope
Language and subtitles: OV with English subtitles
Director: Helena Wittmann
Screenplay: Helena Wittmann, Theresa George
Cast: Theresa George, Josefina Gill
Producer: Frank Scheuffele, Helena Wittmann
Director of Photography: Helena Wittmann
Music: Nika Son, Donnie and Joe Emerson
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Editor: Helena Wittmann
Sound: 0
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Format: dcp
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Production: Fuenferfilm
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