30.09. - 09.10.2021

Ella and Nell Germany 2018 | 79 min | OV with English subtitles | Colour | FF 2018

Aline Chukwuedo

ALINE CHUKWUEDO studied at the German Academy of Film and TV in Berlin (DFFB). Her short films have been shown at numerous festivals. Ella and Nell is her debut feature.

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Where were you when I needed you? A hiking movie about two friends who have grown apart. The sun is high in the heavens, the landscape spectacular and there's more than enough to talk about: Ella and Nell's hiking tour through the countryside known as "Saxon Switzerland" starts well enough. The two fortyish friends haven't seen each other for ages and are glad of the chance to catch up. The longer the trek lasts, however, the more obvious becomes the gulf separating them. At first, they just quarrel about trivial things – until finally the decisive subject is broached: what was Ella doing while Nell was put into psychiatric care?
Original title: Ella und Nell
Film type: Fiction Feature
Original language: German
Language and subtitles: OV with English subtitles
Director: Aline Chukwuedo
Screenplay: Sabina Gröner, Aline Chukwuedo
Cast: Stephanie Petrowitz, Kirsten Schlüter, Christian Schäfer
Producer: Ibrahim-Utku Erdogan, Ko-Produzenten: Kordula Marisa Hildebrandt, Marco Nieschka
Director of Photography: Sebastian Lempe
Music: Tabea Nolte
Production Design:
Editor: Ben Laser, Sebastian Lempe
Sound: 0
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Format: dcp
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Production: Deutsche Film- und Fernsehakademie Berlin (DFFB) in Ko-Produktion mit Chokofilm und Hildebrandt Film GmbH
Contact: Josephine Settmacher, Deutsche Film- & Fernsehakademie Berlin (dffb):


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