30.09. - 09.10.2021

Die Affäre Borgward Germany 2018 | 90 min | OV | Colour | FF 2018

Marcus O. Rosenmüller

After his studies in Munich, Marcus O. Rosenmüller (1963) made numerous music videos for among others Udo Lindenberg, Extrabreit and Wolf Mahn. His cinema debut was Der tote Taucher im Wald (2000). His TV work includes Sperling, Bloch (mit Dieter Pfaff), Gottes mächtige Dienerin (2011) and Jedes Jahr im Juni (2013).

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A biopic about an outstanding North German personality who became a symbol for the glamour and hubris of the years of Germany's post-war economic miracle. In the 1950s the name Borgward (Thomas Thieme) stood for Germany's economic resurgence as a nation of car-makers. The model Isabella was the first saloon car for average earners and today has cult status. But in 1961 the car company from Bremen unexpectedly went bankrupt. It was the first failure in the success story of the young West German republic. The film covers the dramatic weeks and months of the Borgward insolvency, triggered by a story in Spiegel magazine which caused shareholders to go on the warpath. What really happened behind the scenery at Borgward?
Original title: Die Affäre Borgward
Film type: Fiction Feature
Original language: German
Section: Televisions
Language and subtitles: OV
Director: Marcus O. Rosenmüller
Screenplay: Marcus O. Rosenmüller

Thomas Thieme, August Zirner, Bruno Eyron, Barbara Philipp, Anna Lena Schwing, Franziska Mencz, Jens Schäfer, Jürgen Heinrich, Oliver Bootz, André Mann u.v.a. Kostümbild: Majie Pötschke

Producer: Dagmar Rosenbauer
Director of Photography: Stefan Spreer
Music: Martin Stock
Production Design: Wolfgang Arens
Editor: Claudia Klook
Sound: 0
Costume design:
Commissioning Editor: Eric Friedler, Silke Schütze
Format: XDcam
German Distributor:
World Sales:
Production: Cinecentrum für ARD/NDR gefördert von der nordmedia
Contact: Sarah Kristin Richter, NDR / Dokumentarfilm, Dokudrama & Sonderprojekte:


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