30.09. - 09.10.2021

Wildlife USA 2018 | 104 min | OV with German subtitles | Colour | FF 2018

Paul Dano

PAUL DANO (*1984) became known as an actor in the Oscar-winning films Little Miss Sunshine (2006) and There Will Be Blood (2007). Wildlife had its premiere at Sundance and was also shown in Cannes.

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Paul Dano's much-acclaimed directorial debut is a happy-sad coming-of-age drama about a family that is falling apart. Montana in the later 1950s: Joe and his parents live in a modest, rented bungalow. The 14-year old admires his father Jerry, who works at the local golf club. When Jerry is fired, the balance of power in the family changes. Joe's mother, a swimming instructor, is now responsible for keeping the family afloat. But Jerry can't deal with his new, secondary role. He takes on a badly paid job fighting fires in the neighbouring hills, which fuels the conflict at home. Joe can only watch helplessly as his family seems set to self-destruct.

Supported by:
Astrid Böger & Claus von Rintelen

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Original title: Wildlife
Film type: Fiction Feature
Original language: English
Language and subtitles: OV with German subtitles
Director: Paul Dano
Screenplay: Paul Dano, Zoe Kazan, nach dem Roman von Richard Ford
Cast: Carey Mulligan, Jake Gyllenhaal, Bill Camp, Ed Oxenbould
Producer: Alex Saks, Paul Dano, Oren Moverman, Ann Ruark, Jake Gyllenhaal, Riva Marker
Director of Photography: Diego García
Music: David Lang
Production Design: Akin McKenzie
Editor: Matthew Hannam, Lousie Ford
Sound: 0
Costume design:
Commissioning Editor:
Format: dcp
German Distributor:
World Sales: GEM Entertainment
Production: June Pictures; Nine Stories Productions; Sight Unseen Pictures
Contact: Susan Senk, Susan Senk PR:


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