30.09. - 09.10.2021

The Beginning of Something Germany 2018 | 89 min | OV | Colour | FF 2018

Thomas Berger

THOMAS BERGER (*1959) has made numerous successful films for TV, including Siegfried Lenz adaptations like Die Flut ist pünktlich (2014), which was also shown at FILMFEST HAMBURG. His last film, shown last year, was Angst – Der Feind in meinem Haus.

rated for 0 + years
A woman between reality and insanity: a sensitively told psychological drama based on a story by Siegfried Lenz. Anne Hoppe (Ina Weisse), meteorologist at the maritime weather office in Hamburg, has spent the last year mourning her dead husband Harry (Juergen Maurer) who died in the sinking of a container ship. His body was never found. At a memorial service, Anne suddenly imagines she sees her husband among the guests. At first, she thinks she's hallucinating. But when her house is broken into and she spots the intruder as he escapes, Anna is certain: it is Harry. As the police won't take her seriously, she decides to begin her own investigation.
Original title: Der Anfang von etwas
Film type: Fiction Feature
Original language: German
Section: Televisions
Language and subtitles: OV
Director: Thomas Berger
Screenplay: Mathias Klaschka
Cast: Ina Weisse, Juergen Maurer, Franziska Hartmann, Hinnerk Schönemann, Gaby Dohm, Hansjürgen Hürrig, Johann von Bülow, Johannes Klaußner, Catrin Striebeck, Mark Zak u.a.
Producer: Jutta Lieck-Klenke
Director of Photography: Frank Küpper
Music: Christoph Zirngibl
Production Design: Thorsten Lau
Editor: Ilana Goldschmidt, Sanjeev Hathiramani
Sound: 0
Costume design:
Commissioning Editor: Daniel Blum
Format: dcp
German Distributor: ZDF Enterprises
World Sales: ZDF Enterprises
Production: Network Movie Film-u. Fernsehproduktion GmbH & Co. KG für ZDF
Contact: Network Movie Film- und Fernsehproduktion GmbH & Co. KG:


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